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Design drawings.

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Drawings intended to work out the scheme of a project, whether the project is expected to be executed or not; more finished than sketches.

Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:

Commonplace book of George Anderson, Glasgow.

Identifier: MS.14276
Scope and Contents

As well as poetry, recipes and miscellaneous notes, the book includes instructions for road-making (page 3) and designs for a pump and a building for making lamp-black (pages 37, 66).

Dates: 1818-1827.

Designs for additions to Minto House and other builings on the estate., 1859-1860, 1863.

Identifier: MS.13462
Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows. (i) Designs by Maitland Wardrop for additions to Minto House and Hassendean farmhouse, 1859-1860, 1863 (folio 1); (ii) Designs by Robert Falla for cottages at Newmill farm, in the parish of Minto, 1860 (folio 12).

Dates: 1859-1860, 1863.

Designs for dust-jackets, photographs, and drawings for various publications of James Leslie Mitchell, 'Lewis Grassic Gibbon'., 1930-1934.

Identifier: MS.26062(i)-(iii)
Scope and Contents

The contents include the following: (i) Designs for the dust-jackets of ‘Stained radiance’ and ‘The thirteenth disciple’, 1930-1931 (number l); (ii) Photographs and proofs for ‘The conquest of the Maya’, 1933 (number 4); (iii) Drawings by Charles Bannerman to illustrate the serialisation of ‘Cloud Howe’ in the ‘Mearns Leader’ and other newspapers, 1934 (number 9).

Dates: 1930-1934.

Letters to John Murray, publishers, of correspondents with surnames and company names from Horwitz to Housman., 1827-1910.

Identifier: MS.40583
Scope and Contents All the letters are arranged alphabetically by correspondent and by date under each name.Horwitz, Ernst.Letters, 1904, of Ernst Horwitz to John Murray IV. Folios 1-7.Folio 3. Visiting card, ?1904, of Ernst Horwitz. Sent as an enclosure of letter, 1904, of Ernst Horwitz to John Murray IV, folios 1-2.Folios 4-5. Prospectus, ?1904, for a work entitled ‘Aryan Civilisation in the Light of Language’ by Ernst Horwitz. Sent as an enclosure of...
Dates: 1827-1910.

Manuscript of MacDiarmid's prose and verse contributions to ‘Scottish scene: the intelligent man's guide to Albyn’ by Hugh MacDiarmid and Lewis Grassic Gibbon., 1923-[1934, or before.]

Identifier: MS.27034
Scope and Contents

The plays 'Some day' and 'The Purple Patch' are represented by pages from the ‘Scottish Nation’, 30 October 1923, and the ‘Northern Review’, May 1924 (folios 76, 122). The manuscript also contains designs for the dust-jacket and titlepage which were not used (folio 193).

Dates: 1923-[1934, or before.]

Microfilm of drawings of Sir Robert Sibbald, correspondence of Robert Adam, architect, and designs of interior decoration and furniture.

Identifier: Mf.Sec.MSS.543
Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows: Collection of original drawings, 2nd half of 17th century, by Sir Robert Sibbald, of fish, birds, plants, etc. (Adv.MS.6.1.14);

Correspondence, 1789-1791, of Robert Adam the architect and his Edinburgh clerk of works, John Paterson (MS.19992);

Book, late 18th century, of designs of interior decoration and furniture, in the classical style. (MS.2876).

Dates: 2nd half of 17th century-late 18th century.