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Edinburgh, Scotland

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Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 784 Collections and/or Records:

Allan Ramsay, the elder (1686-1758), c 1914

 Item — Box Box C: Series Coll-1167/B
Identifier: Coll-1167/B/23/17
Scope and Contents Most likely a facsimile of an engraving portrait of Allan Ramsay by George Vertue and engraved by Smibert. Ramsay built the original Ramsay Lodge (nicknamed "The Goosepie") in his youth. Engraving, "J. Smibert P(inxit), Geo. Vertue S(culpit )." Number on back: A3. Geddes employed Henbest Capper and Sydney Mitchell to create the Ramsay Garden complex for use as student and lecturer's residences. It accommodated a large flat for himself and his family. The common room in Ramsay Lodge contains...
Dates: c 1914

Allan Ramsay, the elder (1686-1758), age 39, c 1914

 Item — Box Box A: Series Coll-1167/B
Identifier: Coll-1167/B/23/18
Scope and Contents Most likely a facsimile of an engraving portrait of Allan Ramsay. The poet aged 39, painted by Aikman in 1723, "Allan Ramsay - William Aikman (pinxit), William Howison (sculpit). Published by Blackie & Son, Glasgow, Edinburgh & London." The picture has a rounded top and has obviously been removed from a book. Geddes employed Henbest Capper and Sydney Mitchell to create the Ramsay Garden complex for use as student and lecturer's residences. It accommodated a large flat for himself and...
Dates: c 1914

Ann Street, east side, c 1985

 Item — Box Box 3 of 9: Series Coll-1167/B
Identifier: Coll-1167/B/27/15/2
Scope and Contents Note that the usual spelling is Ann Street. Handwritten title on the original envelope containing the corresponding glass plate negatives was written by Alasdair Geddes. A print of the corresponding glass plate negative was exhibited in the "Strata of Edinburgh: Best of the New Town" section of Geddes' replacement "Cities and Town Planning Exihibition." See Coll-1167/B/18.
Dates: c 1985

Ann Street, east side, c 1890-c 1910

 Item — Box Box 2 of 7: Series Coll-1167/B
Identifier: Coll-1167/B/26/15/2
Scope and Contents Note that the usual spelling is Ann Street. Handwritten title by Alasdair Geddes. A print of this glass plate negative was exhibited in the "Strata of Edinburgh: Best of the New Town" section of Geddes' replacement "Cities and Town Planning Exihibition." See Coll-1167/B/18.
Dates: c 1890-c 1910

Appearance of the ruins on the eastern side of Parliament Square, 20 November 1824, c 1914

 Item — Box Box F: Series Coll-1167/B
Identifier: Coll-1167/B/12/7
Scope and Contents Print from an etching showing the appearance of the ruins on the eastern side of Parliament Square after the mines were sprung at noon on Saturday 20 November, 1824
Dates: c 1914

Area Garden, St. Andrew Square, c 1985

 Item — Box Box 2 of 9: Series Coll-1167/B
Identifier: Coll-1167/B/27/14/1
Scope and Contents Area Garden, St. Andrew's Square. The images in this section show how, in Geddes' estimation, dull basement areas may be improved by plants. This is not simply a statement of the obvious fact, it is a manifestation of an ecological and "green" culture, as a botanist and town planner. Handwritten title on the original envelope containing the corresponding glass plate negatives was written by Alasdair Geddes. A print from the corresponding glass plate negative was included in the "Open Spaces as...
Dates: c 1985

Area Garden, St. Andrew Square, c 1985

 Item — Box Box 2 of 9: Series Coll-1167/B
Identifier: Coll-1167/B/27/14/2
Scope and Contents As per Coll-1167/B/27/14/1. Area Garden, St. Andrew's Square. The photographs in this section show how, in Geddes' estimation, dull basement areas may be improved by plants. This is not simply a statement of the obvious fact, it is a manifestation of an ecological and "green" culture, as a botanist and town planner. Handwritten title on the original envelope containing the corresponding glass plate negatives was written by Alasdair Geddes.
Dates: c 1985

Area Garden, St. Andrew Square, c 1985

 Item — Box Box 2 of 9: Series Coll-1167/B
Identifier: Coll-1167/B/27/14/3
Scope and Contents As per Coll-1167/B/27/14/1. Area Garden, St. Andrew's Square. The photographs in this section show how, in Geddes' estimation, dull basement areas may be improved by plants. This is not simply a statement of the obvious fact, it is a manifestation of an ecological and "green" culture, as a botanist and town planner. Handwritten title on the original envelope containing the corresponding glass plate negatives was written by Alasdair Geddes. A print from the corresponding glass plate negative was...
Dates: c 1985

Area Garden, St. Andrew Square, c 1985

 Item — Box Box 2 of 9: Series Coll-1167/B
Identifier: Coll-1167/B/27/14/4
Scope and Contents As per Coll-1167/B/27/14/1. Area Garden, St. Andrew's Square. The photographs in this section show how, in Geddes' estimation, dull basement areas may be improved by plants. This is not simply a statement of the obvious fact, it is a manifestation of an ecological and "green" culture, as a botanist and town planner. Handwritten title on the original envelope containing the corresponding glass plate negatives was written by Alasdair Geddes. A print from the corresponding glass plate negative...
Dates: c 1985

Area Garden, St. Andrew Square, c 1890-c 1910

 Item — Box Box 2 of 7: Series Coll-1167/B
Identifier: Coll-1167/B/26/14/1
Scope and Contents Area Garden, St. Andrew's Square. The images in this section show how, in Geddes' estimation, dull basement areas may be improved by plants. This is not simply a statement of the obvious fact, it is a manifestation of an ecological and "green" culture, as a botanist and town planner. Handwritten title by Alasdair Geddes. A print from this glass plate negative was included in the "Open Spaces as Gardens and Playgrounds" section of Geddes' replacement "Cities and Town Planning Exibition". See...
Dates: c 1890-c 1910