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GLAHA 41740: Design for display and bookcase, for the Ladies' Common Room, Glasgow School of Art 1910 - click to view larger image

GLAHA 41740
Design for display and bookcase, for the Ladies' Common Room, Glasgow School of Art 1910
(furniture design)

DES MACKINTOSH, Charles Rennie; (Scottish; 1868-1928)


Materials:
pencil and watercolour on paper
Dimensions:
44.9 x 50.5
Frame:
AtU
Marks:
inscr. b.r. "4 Blythswood Square / Glasgow October 1910"; inscr. t.l. "THE GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART / RACK IN LADIES COMMON ROOM IN CYPRESS."; inscr. t.r. [not in Mackintosh's hand] "Notes [?] I would suggest that as far / as possible the plates space / might be given to books / and the [crossed out] a lesser space to plates / & c / something like I have / suggested / [illegible initials]"; inscr. b.r. [not in Mackintosh's hand] "For 1 Rack / Stainde & Waxed / Francis Smith / 8.0.0."; other notes and measurements
References:
D1910.13 p.210 BILLCLIFFE, Roger 1986 'Charles Rennie Mackintosh: The Complete Furniture, Furniture Drawings & Interior Designs', London: John Murray
Notes:
The design contains comments by Francis Newbery, Headmaster of Glasgow School of Art.
Keywords:
FURNITURE DESIGN : BOOKCASE : GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART : LADIES' COMMON ROOM : CRM ONLINE :

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