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GLAHA 41768: Drawing for furniture, for the dressing-room, The Hill House, Helensburgh 1903 - click to view larger image

GLAHA 41768
Drawing for furniture, for the dressing-room, The Hill House, Helensburgh 1903
(furniture design)

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


Materials:
pencil on paper
Dimensions:
28.0 x 45.4
Frame:
RH
Marks:
d. and inscr. in pencil b.r. "140 Bath Street Glasgow Dec 1903"; inscr. in pencil b.l. "All to be made in mahogany and stained same colour as existing chest of Drawers. / Walls of this room to be Halls Patent (grey) with small stencil at level of door. / Any chair wanted for this room? What carpet? any stained border?"; inscr. in pencil t.l. "Dressing Room Furniture for Walter W. Blackie Esqr."; inscribed with various other notes and measurements
References:
D1903.65 p.147 BILLCLIFFE, Roger 1986 'Charles Rennie Mackintosh: The Complete Furniture, Furniture Drawings & Interior Designs', London: John Murray
Notes:
Walter Blackie's dressing room adjoined the principal bedroom. Mackintosh's design had to accommodate an old chest of drawers, shown on the left, surrounded by Mackintosh's new cupboarding.
Keywords:
FURNITURE DESIGN : DRESSING ROOM : THE HILL HOUSE, HELENSBURGH : BLACKIE, WALTER : CRM ONLINE :

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