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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = CW

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

'Contributions sent to the Museum not previously described', c 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW457
Scope and Contents

Detailed descriptions of items sent to the [National Museum of Antiquities, Edinburgh] by Alexander Carmichael, including a 'sculpture stone' from Bearnaray, Harris; a baptismal font from Pabbay, Barra; and 'Fingal's shoe', a 'shoe-like' stone from the Isle of Skye.

Dates: c 1870

Folder of architectural and decorative detail sketches attributed to Elena Tamara Talbot Rice née Abelson, c 1920-c 1960

 Item — Box CLX-A-479
Identifier: Coll-1848/23-0139
Scope and Contents Folder containing sketches of architectural and sculptural details and letters drawn in pencil or pen and ink over pencil on squared paper. Each sheet bears on its recto up to 24 drawings of European mediaeval architectural and sculptural designs, including ground plans and architectural ornaments, all grouped by period and regions as well as individually labelled. Inside the front cover is noted 'E Talbot Rice', by Enriquetta Harris Frankfort, former Head of the Warburg Institutes'...
Dates: c 1920-c 1960

Gay Scotland, Issue 47, 1989

Identifier: GD61/10/2/49
Scope and Contents

The front cover reads: “student guide”, “naked men in art”, and “AIDS update”.

This issue includes: an article about Scotland’s first “public gay affirmation ceremony”; a review of Lauriston Hall Gay Men’s Week; coverage of the gay and lesbian community in the mainstream press; anti-gay violence in Brazil; a feature on naked men in art; a youth section; reviews and articles on theatre and books; updates on Lesbian news and groups in Scotland; and personal ads.

Dates: 1989

Letter to Edith F. Ewart from Percival ('Percy') Herbert Portsmouth, with enclosed photograph, 07 April 1927

Identifier: Coll-14/9/33/5
Scope and Contents

Portsmouth writes that he is sorry that the Ewarts could not come to see the sculpture entitled 'Vision' at the Edinburgh College of Art, but he encloses a photograph of the work.

Dates: 07 April 1927

Material relating to the R L Stevenson Memorial in St Giles, sculpted by Augustus Saint Gaudens

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1549
Scope and Contents The collection in 3 boxes is composed of correspondence, printed matter etc relating to the public subscription for the Robert Louis Stevenson Memorial, including: Box 1: File : General Committee 1 x copy of 'Robert Louis Stevenson Memorial' which includes subscription list and committee membership, 1897 1 x copy of 'Robert Louis Stevenson Memorial' which includes...
Dates: 1892-1920

Notes on rocks around Iona and Lismore; whether the rocks have been sculpted; and place-names connected to them, c1893

Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/84
Scope and Contents Notes on rocks around Iona and Lismore including the tidal sgeirs called An Draidhean and Lieth sgeir [An Dreadhan, Liath Sgeir, Lios Mòr, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] including their situations and that rock from Liath Sgeir was quarried for tombstones on Lismore and I Chaluim Chille/Iona. Also notes that Lithe [liath] or Li is the word for a flagstone, Leac-lithe [leac-liath] being the term for tombstone in Lismore, Iona and Inbhir Aora/Inveraray. He notes that Inis nan Draoidhean or Inis...
Dates: c1893

Notes on St Moluag's Cathedral and accompanying sketches, 2 September 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/6
Scope and Contents

Notes on St Moluag's Cathedral, Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire and accompanying sketches of arches and a niche inside the church, including their dimensions. He describes some of the interior including 'The head of a bishop on the left + head of an abbess look[in]g t[o]w[ard]s the pulpit + right across the chu[rch].' The description appears to be incomplete.

Dates: 2 September 1870

Photograph album entitled "Roma", 18 March 1893

Identifier: Coll-1848/Dalyell Binns S.75
Scope and Contents

Album containing sepia photographs showing famous streets, buildings (inside and outside), and archaeological sites in Rome in the 19th century, including the Colosseum, the Forum, St Peter's Basilica, Castel Sant'Angelo, the Trevi Fountain, etc. The album also contains photographs of sculptures and paintings kept in Rome.

There date "18th March 1893" has been written by an unknown person on the first page of the album.

Dates: 18 March 1893

Placename note relating to 'Draoineach' [draoidhneach], 7 August 1886

Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/5
Scope and Contents

Placename note collected from Duncan Cameron, police officer, Tobar Mhoire/Tobermory, Muile/Isle of Mull, relating to 'Draoineach' [draoidhneach] which reads 'Innis Draoineach Eilean na Dra[oineach] Iona. Draoineach in Skye Innis Draoineach, Droineach on Lochawe = the isle of the sculptors - sculpting.' [[Ì Chaluim Chille/Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire; Drynoch, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach; Loch Obha/Loch Awe, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire].

Dates: 7 August 1886

YPU [Young Person’s Unit] “Lighthouse”, Feb 2002 - Sep 2002

Identifier: LHB7/10/
Scope and Contents

Concerns the commissioning of a sculpture for the Young Person’s Unit in memory of the clinical psychologist Dr Caroline Blair. Includes payment schedules for the sculptor Nathalie Taylor; photocopy of a newspaper cutting; copies of plans; and correspondence.

Dates: Feb 2002 - Sep 2002