Alterations to the Lady Artists' Club

M288 Alterations to the Lady Artists' Club

Address: 5, Blythswood Square, Glasgow G2 4AD
Date: 1908
Client: Lady Artists Club
Authorship: Authorship category 1 (Mackintosh) (Mackintosh)

Colour photograph of close-up of front door

Mackintosh designed a pedimented doorcase for the entrance, a telephone kiosk for the hall and made interior alterations.

Authorship: Mackintosh's name is given in the minutes of the Lady Artists' Club as the architect recommended for and awarded the work.

Cost from office job book: £144 14s 4d

Cost from other sources: '£212 17s 0d for repairs and alterations and £76 10s 11½d on general house furnishings' 1

Status: Standing building

Current name: Mackintosh House Ltd

Current use: Offices (2014)

Listing category: B: Included in listing for Nos. '1-7 (inclusive nos.) Blythswood Square and 112 Douglas Street'

Historic Scotland/HB Number: 32975

RCAHMS Site Number: NS56NE 247

Grid Reference: NS 58488 65749

GPS coordinates: lat = 55.864082, lng = -4.262785   (Map)

Notes:

1: Details quoted from The Glasgow Lady Artists' Club financial statement of 1908–9. Glasgow Society of Women Artists, A Centenary Exhibition to celebrate the founding of the Glasgow Society of Lady Artists in 1882, exhib. cat., Collins Gallery, Glasgow, 8–30 September 1982, p. 10.