Hutchesons' Girls' Grammar School, medallists' board

M260 Hutchesons' Girls' Grammar School, medallists' board

Address: 14, Elgin Street, Glasgow
Date: 1906
Client: William Thomson of Hutcheson's Girls' Grammar School
Authorship: Authorship category 1 (Mackintosh) (Mackintosh)

Colour photograph of medallists' board

Honeyman, Keppie & Mackintosh designed a simple wooden, wall-mounted medallists' board with carved lettering which was installed in the school's then premises at 14 Elgin Street (designed by John Honeyman as the Gorbals Youth School in 1868; demolished). In 1906 the school relocated to 44 Kingarth Street. Additional boards have been added subsequently.

Authorship: The style of the lettering is distinctively Mackintosh's, and the job-book entry is entirely in his hand.

Cost from office job book: £10 10s 0d

Status: Extant in a different building at the school

RCAHMS Site Number: NS56SE 739

Grid Reference: NS 58179 62923

GPS coordinates: lat = 55.838620, lng = -4.266240   (Map)