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16 June 2009

Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson (1817-75)

This appreciation was reprinted in Aberdeen in 1925 by W. Jolly & Sons Ltd from the Scottish Ecclesiological Society’s Transactions by J. Jeffrey Waddell, I.A. Alexander Thomson was born at Balfron in the...

16 June 2009

The Life of Alexander Thomson (1817-75)

Thomas Gildard was an architect, an Honorary Member of the Glasgow Architectural Association, and one of the Vice-Presidents of the Architectural Section of the Philosophical Society of Glasgow. This paper was read before...

16 June 2009

1892 – Kelvingrove Museum Competition, Glasgow

Architect: Stark & Rowntree Unexecuted design for an architectural competition to design a museum and art gallery for Glasgow.

16 June 2009

1869 – United Presbyterian Church, Queens Park, Glasgow

Architect: A. & G. Thomson The United Presbyterian Church was designed by Alexander “Greek” Thomson, and destroyed in the Second World War when it was struck by a German incendiary bomb in March...

16 June 2009

1892 – Kelvingrove Museum Competition, Glasgow

Architect: Simpson & Allen Selected design in an architectural competition to design a museum and art gallery complex for Glasgow. The gallery was opened in 1901, as the Palace of Fine Arts for...

16 June 2009

1903 – Govanhill Library, Glasgow

Architect: James R. Rhind

16 June 2009

1901 – Design for Glasgow Royal Infirmary

Architect: A. Hessell Tiltman Design placed second in competition to design a new hospital for Glasgow.

16 June 2009

1899 – Pettigrew & Stephens Department Store, Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow

Architect: Honeyman & Keppie Pettigrew & Stephens was a leading Glasgow department store that was founded in 1888 as Pettigrew & Stephens, later part of House of Fraser. The store sold a wide...

16 June 2009

1892 – Kelvingrove Museum Competition, Glasgow

Architect: Honeyman & Keppie As published in The Building News, June 17th 1892. Unsuccesful entry in competition won by Simpson & Allen.