Gallery No. 5.

Portraits (continued.), pp.140-148.

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Sculpture., p.182.

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On the Staircase., p.183.

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Views (continued.), pp.185-198.



Lent by William Young, R.S.W.
596. Evening on the Kelvin at Garrioch Mills. Oil.
By Mrs. Jane Cameron.
Exhibited at the 4th Exhibition of the West of Scotland Academy of the Fine Arts, 1844.


Lent by Mrs. Burn.
608. Old Mansion formerly at the head of Virginia Street. (See Nos. 5, 70.) Water-colour.
By Thomas Fairbairn.


Lent by Mrs. Burn.
606. Glassford House, “The Shawfield Mansion.” (See No. 461.) Water-colour.
By Thomas Fairbairn.


Lent by W. A. Scott Mackirdy of Birkwood.
622. The Head of the Drygate. Water-colour.
By A. Donaldson.


Lent by George R. Mather, M.D.
625. Glasgow Cathedral. Water-colour.
By A. Donaldson.


Lent by the Corporation of Glasgow.
630. Northwoodside House, on the Kelvin. Oil.
By A. D. Robertson.


Lent by W. A. Scott Mackirdy of Birkwood.
633. Cottages in Stockwell Street, 1817. Water-colour.
By A. Donaldson.


Lent by W. A. Scott Mackirdy of Birkwood.
634. Cottages in High Street, 1817. Water-colour.
By A. Donaldson.


Screen No. 1., pp.198-205.



Lent by Edward Macbean.
635. James Watt’s House, 1747-1848. Water-colour.
By William Simpson.
“This house stood on the line of the present James Watt Street. The subject was sketched either in 1847 or 1848, when the house was about to be removed in the making of the new street. It is said that Watt shut himself up in this house with a single assistant, when pursuing the studies that led to the Invention of the Steam Engine.” – William Simpson, July, 1893.


Lent by W. A. Scott Mackirdy of Birkwood.
643. Port Dundas, on the Forth and Clyde Canal, with “Canal House,” and Passage-boat. Water-colour.
By R. Carrick.


Lent by Robert Gourlay.
640. The Steamer “Industry,” Bowling Harbour, 1886. (See Nos. 642, 862, 937.) Water-colour.
By William Young, R.S.W.


Lent by David Tullis.
645. The Clyde at Glasgow, during the building of Stockwell Bridge. Water-colour.
By Sam Bough, R.S.A.


Lent by Bailie Samuel Chisholm.
661. Staircase in Quadrangle of the Old College, 1840. (See No. 651.) Water-colour.
By A. D. Robertson.


Screen No. 2., pp.205-213.



Lent by W. G. Blackie, LL.D.
662. Glasgow Cathedral, with the Western Tower, from Mason Street, 1842. Water-colour.
By A. D. Robertson.


Lent by R. F. Seller.
668. Govan Ferry, on the Clyde, 1849. Water-colour.
By Thomas Fairbairn.


Lent by William George Black.
682. Arn’s Well, Glasgow Green, with Jail Square and Bridge. Water-colour, before 1830.
By William Steel.
The painter was William Steel of Annathill, Lanarkshire, and grandfather of the lender.


Lent by Archibald Hamilton Donald.
685. The City of Glasgow, from the Green, 1795. Water-colour.
By H. W. Williams.


Lent by Thomas S. Bell.
639. Glasgow Cathedral, from the Molendinar. Oil.


Lent by Miss Ann McCall.
687. Upper part of Buchanan Street, Bell’s Park, from the East end of Sauchiehall Road, early in 1831. Water-colour.
By James McCall.


Back of Case., pp.213-215.



Lent by Colin Dunlop Donald.
757. Glasgow Grammar School, North and South Fronts, built in 1601. Pencil and sepia, 1864.
By A. D. Robertson.
Demolished by the City Improvement Trustees in 1873.


Domestic and Miscellaneous Articles (continued.), In Upright Glass Case., pp.335-342.

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5 thoughts on “Gallery No. 5.

    1. You’re right to, it’s very pretty & rustic. There were some gorgeous buildings in the city. It’s a shame the Victorian were such enthusiastic demolitionists in the name of Improvement.

  1. Fascinating to see these long gone buildings and different perspectives on some that remain eg cathedral from Molendinar Burn.

    1. I’m really happy you’re enjoying them. I think my favourite out of the above views has to be No. 687, a wee cottage with laundry out to dry where Buchanan St meets Sauchiehall Rd (now St), I guess it’s near where the steps lead up to the Royal Concert Hall now.

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