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The Old Country Houses of the Old Glasgow Gentry

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xvi, 289 pages, [103] leaves of plates

Date

1878

Identifier

Bookstore DA 890.G5 ANN

Publisher

James MacLehose

Coverage

Glasgow, Scotland

Language

English

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Height: 33 cm

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xvi, 289 pages, [103] leaves of plates

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The Old Closes and Streets of Glasgow

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Thomas Annan had already established a reputation as one of Scotland's leading photographers when he was commissioned by the City of Glasgow Improvement Trust to take photographs of the closes and wynds of old Glasgow that were scheduled for demolition under the Glasgow City Improvements Act of 1866. Thirty-one photographs were taken. Two editions of these photographs were produced from the collodion negatives in the years following the completion of the commission. The original series of prints used the albumen process and were created in limited numbers. In 1878, as a result of demand from a number of institutions, the Trustees had a second edition of 100 published, with an additional nine photographs. This edition used Joseph Swan's carbon print process for which Annan had secured exclusive usage rights for Scotland in 1866.
Attached to title page : handwritten letter dated 9 September 1881 from Lord Provost John Ure at City Chambers to Dr. R. Scott Orr, President of the Faculty of the Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, giving details of the circumstances surrounding the presentation of a special set of the photographs to the Faculty.
[2] leaves, 40 leaves of plates

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Ure, John, -1901.
Glasgow City Improvement Trust‏

Date

1868-1877

Identifier

Bookstore ANN [oversize]

Publisher

Glasgow City Improvement Trust

Coverage

Glasgow, Scotland

Language

English

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Height: 56 cm.

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Thomas Annan had already established a reputation as one of Scotland's leading photographers when he was commissioned by the City of Glasgow Improvement Trust to take photographs of the closes and wynds of old Glasgow that were scheduled for demolition under the Glasgow City Improvements Act of 1866. Thirty-one photographs were taken. Two editions of these photographs were produced from the collodion negatives in the years following the completion of the commission. The original series of prints used the albumen process and were created in limited numbers. In 1878, as a result of demand from a number of institutions, the Trustees had a second edition of 100 published, with an additional nine photographs. This edition used Joseph Swan's carbon print process for which Annan had secured exclusive usage rights for Scotland in 1866.

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Portrait of David Livingstone

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Seated half-length in a black coat and grey trousers.

This portrait was purchased by the Faculty in 1875. It is an 'enlarged photograph by Mr Thomas Annan coloured in oil' and cost 30 guineas. The photograph was taken in 1864, and the image was coloured in oil after Livingstone's death.

Date

1864 - c.1875

Identifier

119

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90 x 69 cm

Materials

oil painting

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Seated half-length in a black coat and grey trousers.

This portrait was purchased by the Faculty in 1875. It is an 'enlarged photograph by Mr Thomas Annan coloured in oil' and cost 30 guineas. The photograph was taken in 1864, and the image was coloured in oil after Livingstone's death.

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