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GLAHA 41808: Design for a newspaper rack, 'Miss Cranston's' tea rooms, Argyle Street, Glasgow 1898-9 - click to view larger image

GLAHA 41808
Design for a newspaper rack, 'Miss Cranston's' tea rooms, Argyle Street, Glasgow 1898-9
(furniture design)

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


Materials:
pencil and watercolour on paper
Dimensions:
24.1 x 40.1
Frame:
RH
Marks:
inscr. in pencil t.l. "SKETCH FOR NEWSPAPER RACK FOR MISS CRANSTONS ARGYLE STREET"; inscribed with various other notes and measurements
References:
D1897.33 p.50 BILLCLIFFE, Roger 1986 'Charles Rennie Mackintosh: The Complete Furniture, Furniture Drawings & Interior Designs', London: John Murray
Notes:
It is not known if the rack was made. It may have been intended for the Ladies Reading Room or one of the ground floor apartments.
Keywords:
FURNITURE DESIGN : NEWSPAPER RACK : CRANSTON, CATHERINE : ARGYLE STREET TEA ROOMS, GLASGOW : TEA ROOMS : MISS CRANSTON'S : CRM ONLINE :

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