Drawings of George M. Sutherland, Architect, Galashiels
Scope and Contents
- - some pieces showing architectural features/mouldings generally
- - George Heriot's Hospital Edinburgh - Details of Council Chambers - 1/2" scale
- - George Heriots Hospital, Edinburgh. 1/2" detail of North Entrance Doorway
- - Oak Cabinet 'French' dated 1540 in Royal Scottish Museum
- - Details of Oak Bench (French 1500) in Museum, Edinburgh
- - Melrose Abbey - Detail of centre panel in wall of Cloisters
- - a piece showing 'Pro Christo Et Patria Dulce Periculum Be Traist ...'
- - Wrought-iron gates, Oxford - Clarendon Press, and Old Schools Quadrangle
- - St. John's College, Oxford. Wrought-iron Gate to Dining Hall
- - Caroline Park Gates [Granton]
- - a piece showing 'Sundial', WR 1907
- - a piece showing 'Urns'
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
Biographical / Historical
The younger George McDonald Sutherland had been apprenticed as a young architect to the firm of Sir Robert Lorimer in 1903, at the age of 17. He subsequently went to Toronto, Canada, to start an architectural business and bought land there too. On the outbreak of the Great War however, he came back to Scotland to enlist and joined the 4th King's Own Scottish Borderers (KOSB). Sadly he was killed at Arras on 9 April 1917 and was buried there.
19 drawings on 16 sheets
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Architectural drawings of George M. Sutherland (1886-1917)