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Sculpture

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

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

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

 Item
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.

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

 Item
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.

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

 Fonds
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 subscription list...

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

 Item
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...

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

 Item
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.

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

 Item
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].

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

 Item
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.