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Creator:
Stuart, Robert, 1812-1848.
Title:
Views and notices of Glasgow in former times.
Published/Created:
Glasgow : R. Stuart & Co. ; 1848.
Edinburgh : Bell & Bradfute, and John Menzies, 1848.
Physical Description:
viii, 116 p., [27] leaves of plates : ill., plan ; 29 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA890.G5 S78 1848+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Introductory notice signed: Robert Stuart.
With an added lithographed title page.
Tinted lithographs by Allan & Ferguson; after Captain John Slezer, James Brown, Mr. Weir, and Robert Paul.
Printed by William Rankin, 62, Argyll Street, Glasgow.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's blind- and gilt-stamped brown cloth. Bookplate: James W. Alston, Stockbriggs.
Contents:
Plates: Glasgow from the South, in the Reign of Charles (or of James) the Second -- Glasgow from the Merchants' Park, about the year 1690 -- Ruins of the Bishop's Castle or Archiepiscopal Palace -- Tower of the Bishop's Castle and St. Nicholas' Hospital -- Prebendal Manse in the Rottenrow -- Old houses opposite the Barony Church -- The 'Duke's Lodgings' front and back view -- The Gorbals Baronial Hall -- The Old Merchants' Hall, Bridgegate -- The Broomielaw about 1760 -- The Former Hutchesons' Hospital -- The court-yard of Hutchesons' Hospital -- Old houses in Stockwell Street -- Old custom-house, &c. -- Old mansion in the High Street, east side -- Old houses in the High Street, west side -- The Bell of the Brae -- The Blackfriars' , or College Church, front and back view -- The original Saracen's Head Inn -- Old houses in the Gallowgate -- The Trongate about 1750 -- The "Easter Sugar House" -- Fiddler's Close -- Silvercraigs' Land -- Former residence of Campbell of Blythswood -- Former residence of James Watt -- Town house occupied by the late Kirkman Finlay -- The Old Bridge -- Part of Argyll Street in 1794, north and south side -- Part of Argyll Street in 1793 and Grahamston -- The Broomielaw in 1802 -- Ruins of the Theatre Royal, Queen Street -- "Charlie's Stables" -- Plan of Glasgow in 1793 -- The Morning Walk -- Old scupltures &c.
Subject Terms:
Alston, James W. -- Bookplate.
Bell & Bradfute -- Publisher.
Glasgow (Scotland) -- Description and travel.
Glasgow (Scotland) -- History.
Glasgow (Scotland) -- Pictorial works.
Menzies, John -- Publisher.
R. Stuart & Co. -- Publisher.
Rankin, William -- Printer.
Form/Genre:
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1848.
Contributors:
Brown, James, ill.
Paul, Robert, 1739-1770, ill.
Weir, Mr., ill.
Slezer, John, d. 1714, ill.
Allan & Ferguson lithographer.
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