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Stuart, Robert, 1812–1848
Views and notices of Glasgow in former times.
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.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA890.G5 S78 1848+ Oversize
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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.
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.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1848.
Brown, James, ill.
Paul, Robert, 1739-1770, ill.
Weir, Mr., ill.
Slezer, John, -1714, ill.
Allan & Ferguson lithographer.

  • 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.

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