View of the south west corner of the Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow

Keniger, Michael, 1947-. View of the south west corner of the Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow.

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Title View of the south west corner of the Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow
Alternative Title The south west tower of the Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow
Abstract/Summary The image shows the west and south facades of the building, including a large surface of random ashlar bricks, a side entrance and the famous multi-storey oriel windows to the school's library on the west and roughcast walls on the south.
Date of construction 1897-1909
Date photo taken 2000
Date scanned 2012-11-26
Publisher The University of Queensland Library
Architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh
Honeyman and Keppie
Photographer Keniger, Michael, 1947-
Location 167 Renfrew Street
Glasgow
Scotland
United Kingdom
Open Access Status Other
Category Educational facilities
Subcategory Tertiary education facilities
Period Federation (1890-1915)
Style Arts and Crafts
Art nouveau
Condition Original
Structural Systems & Elements Masonry construction
Roughcast walls
Building Materials Ashlar bricks
Glass
Sandstone
Render
Wrought iron
Architectural Features Chimneys
Entrances
Gables
Multi-storey windows
Oriel windows
Towers
Wrought iron railings
Surrounding Features People
Roads & streets
Rights Research and private study only. Not to be reproduced without prior written permission. Rights holder: Michael Keniger
References Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. "Glasgow, 167 Renfrew Street, Glasgow School Of Art." http://canmore.rcahms.gov.uk/en/site/120095/details/glasgow+167+renfrew+street+glasgow+school+of+art/
Additional Notes The Glasgow School of Art was designed and built in the period coinciding with 'Federation (1890-1915)' in Australia, though it cannot truly be called a 'Federation' building as it is in Scotland. Also, sources conflict as to whether the stone used on the west, north and east facades is sandstone or granite, but its appearance is closer to sandstone so it is listed as such.

 
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