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Glasgow School of Art, interior View of The studio

SC 415761

Description Glasgow School of Art, interior View of The studio

Date 1909 to 1909

Collection Bedford Lemere and Company

Catalogue Number SC 415761

Category On-line Digital Images

Copy of BL 20762/4

Scope and Content Library, Glasgow School of Art, No 167 Renfrew Street, Glasgow This view of the library of Glasgow School of Art, a black and white photograph taken in 1910 by the photographer, Harry Bedford Lemere, was one of the first three proper photographic studies of the interior of the School to be published in 1929. The library, of double height with a gallery, has a layout determined by a series of timber posts which rise to meet the beams supporting the gallery. The fittings for 13 lamps in the centre suggest a group of suspended miniature skyscrapers. The architect of the Glasgow School of Art, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, utilised many new technologies of the time, including electric light, and carefully integrated artificial lighting into his distinctive decorative style in the design of the School. Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.

External Reference Box 56


File Format (TIF) Tagged Image File Format bitmap

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

Licence Type: Educational

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