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Annan, Thomas, 1829–1887
Glasgow Corporation Water Works : photographic views of Loch Katrine, and of some of the principal works constructed for introducing the water of Loch Katrine into the city of Glasgow / by Thomas Annan ; with descriptive notes by James M. Gale.
Additional Title(s):
Photographic views of Loch Katrine
[Glasgow] : [s.n.], 1877
Physical Description:
[5], 29 leaves, [28] leaves of plates : ill. ; 33 x 42 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2011 34
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Includes 28 mounted and captioned albumen photographs by Thomas Annan, comprising "a record of sluices, salmon ladders, aqueducts, syphon piping, a gauge basin, etc., ending with a photograph of the water gushing in Kelvingrove Park from a fountain complete with the Lady of the Lake on top" (cf. Encyclopedia of nineteenth-century photography).
Encyclopedia of nineteenth-century photography, v. 1, p. 45
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's (?) original gold-tooled dark red morocco. Gold stamp of the city arms and title on front cover. Gilt edges.
"The following photographs and descriptive notes have been prepared by order of the Water Committee, at the suggestion of the Hon. James Bain, Lord Provost, to enable the members to better understand the nature and extent of the works which supply the city with water ..."--Preface.
Subject Terms:
Glasgow (Scotland) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Photographs.
Glasgow Corporation Water Works.
Katrine, Loch (Scotland) -- Photographs.
M'Laren & Erskine -- Printer.
Water-supply -- Scotland -- Glasgow (Strathclyde)
Waterworks -- Scotland -- Katrine, Loch -- Photographs.
Photographic prints.
Documentary photographs.
Albumen prints -- Scotland -- 19th century.
Gale, James M. (James Morris)
Glasgow Corporation Water Works.

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