Detail of the north facade of the Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow

Keniger, Michael, 1947-. Detail of the north facade of the Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow.

 
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Title Detail of the north facade of the Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow
Alternative Title Wrought iron fence railing on the north facade of the Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow
Abstract/Summary The image shows one of several circular metal plates that punctuate the wrought iron fence railing along the north facade of the building. The decoration of these plates is derived from Japanese 'mon' or heraldic shields.
Date of construction 1897-1909
Date photo taken 2000
Date scanned 2012-11-26
Publisher The University of Queensland Library
Architect Mackintosh, Charles Rennie, 1868-1928
Honeyman and Keppie
Photographer Keniger, Michael, 1947-
Location 167 Renfrew Street
Glasgow
Scotland
United Kingdom
Open Access Status Other
Category Educational facilities
Subcategory Tertiary education facilities
Period Federation (1890-1915)
Style Arts and Crafts
Art nouveau
Condition Original
Structural Systems & Elements Masonry construction
Building Materials Glass
Sandstone
Wrought iron
Architectural Features Skylights
Wrought iron railings
Rights Research and private study only. Not to be reproduced without prior written permission. Rights holder: Michael Keniger.
References Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. "Glasgow, 167 Renfrew Street, Glasgow School Of Art." http://canmore.rcahms.gov.uk/en/site/120095/details/glasgow+167+renfrew+street+glasgow+school+of+art/
Additional Notes The Glasgow School of Art was designed and built in the period coinciding with 'Federation (1890-1915)' in Australia, though it cannot truly be called a 'Federation' building as it is in Scotland.
 
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