Glasgow : fifty drawings by Muirhead Bone
Born in Partick, Muirhead Bone trained in an architect's office while studying at evening classes at the Glasgow School of Art. His early sketches in various books and periodicals first drew attention to his artistic talent. He took up etching in 1898, and became "master of the etching needle". Glasgow's architecture provided the inspiration for many of his works, published in Etchings of Glasgow and Glasgow in 1901. He moved to London in 1902 and further enhanced his reputation with etchings of buildings in England. A visit to Italy in 1910 also resulted in some fine examples of his art. Bone was an official war artist in both world wars, in France and with the Royal Navy in the First World War, and again with the Admiralty, 1940-1943. His drawings on the Western Front are some of his best-known works, reflecting an eye for detail which is also in evidence in his illustrations of industrial scenes in the Clyde shipyards. Bone was knighted in 1937.
- Gordon Street, Looking East.
- Buchanan Street, Looking South.
- Trace Horses on a Foggy Day, St George's Place.
- Sir Walter Scott's Monument in George Square, and the Merchants' House.
- Queen Street Station and Towers of Municipal Buildings.
- Wilson Street, and the Sheriff Court-House, Looking East.
- The Cathedral, the High Kirkyard and Royal Infirmary.
- Interior of Chapter House, the Cathedral.
- The Barony Church, Castle Street, and Provand's Lordship.
- North Wall of Duke Street Prison.
- The Canal at Port Dundas.
- House at Port Dundas.
- St Rollox.
- St Andrew's Episcopal Church.
- Glasgow Cross, Relaying Tramway Lines at Night.
- The Old Sugar Exchange.
- Old Lodging off Trongate.
- Stockwell Street, the G & SW Railway Arches.
- The Old Justiciary Court-House (South Front) from the Clyde.
- The Old Justiciary Court-House from Glasgow Green.
- Demolition of the Old Sugar Exchange.
- Stockwell Street, West Side.
- The Wynd Church.
- Glasgow, from Queen's Park, Looking North.
- The Barrow Market on Saturday, Albert Bridge.
- The Clyde at Glasgow Green.
- Stockwell Bridge, and the Gorbals.
- Suspension Bridge, Clyde Place.
- The Broomielaw.
- Glasgow University from Cessnock Dock.
- Kelvinhaugh Ferry.
- Queen's Dock.
- Shipyards on the Clyde.
- The Smith's Shop, Fairfield Shipyard.
- The University Tower from Renfrew.
- The University by Night, from Hillhead.
- Byres Road and Hillhead Parish Church.
- Great Western Road, Hillhead, Looking East.
- Kelvin Bridge, Great Western Road, and the University from the North East.
- From Garnethill, Looking West.
- Building the School of Art, Renfrew Street.
- Cambridge Street by Night.
- St Vincent Street from Opposite Windsor Hotel, Looking West.
- Douglas Street, Looking South.
- St Vincent Street, Looking West.
- Demolition of the Barony Poor House.
- City Poor House.
- The Canal at Maryhill.
- Sighthill Cemetery.
- Blochairn Church
- Trace Horses on a Foggy Day, St George's Place (Pastel).
- The Canal at Port Dundas (Pastel).
- The University by Night, from Hillhead (Pastel).
vii, , 26 pages, 50 plates.
Copy no. 97 of a limited edition of 200 copies.
Bone, Muirhead, Sir, 1876-1953.
Charteris, A. H. (Archibald Hamilton), 1874-1940.
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Physical Object Item Type Metadata
39 x 29 cm