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Glasgow School of Art, interior View of Antique School Room with sculptures and drawings on stands and easels

BL 20762/14

Description Glasgow School of Art, interior View of Antique School Room with sculptures and drawings on stands and easels

Date 1909 to 1910

Collection Bedford Lemere and Company

Catalogue Number BL 20762/14

Category Photographs and Off-line Digital Images

Copies B 64737, SC 677592

Scope and Content Antique Modelling Room (Studio 18), Glasgow School of Art, No 167 Renfrew Street, Glasgow This view of the antique modelling room, a large basement room in the Glasgow School of Art, was taken in 1910 by Harry Bedford Lemere. It was one of three inter-connected, north-facing studios dedicated to antique, life and ornament modelling. The room, shown here by Lemere set up with easels and tables for antique modelling, was used by evening classes. It has an electric light system with lights running on pulleys to allow them to be positioned directly over each working space. The architect of the School, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, utilised many new technologies of the time to create tall, airy studios, warmed by hot air issuing from grilles in the walls, vented by shafts to the roof, and lit in the evening by electricity. Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.

Medium Glass

External Reference Box 57

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/collection/328546

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Attribution: © Courtesy of HES (Bedford Lemere and Company Collection)

Licence Type: Educational

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