Prince of Wales coat of arms for Wylie & Lochhead

M036 Prince of Wales coat of arms for Wylie & Lochhead

Address: 45, Buchanan Street, Glasgow
Date: 1890
Client: Wylie & Lochhead
Authorship: Authorship category 4 (Office) (Office)

This commission was probably for a sign or badge to be displayed at Wylie & Lochhead's shop in Buchanan Street, Glasgow, following their appointment as cabinetmakers and upholsterers to the Prince of Wales in August 1888. 1

Authorship: This is one of over 270 jobs carried out in the office ofJohn Honeyman & Keppie (Honeyman, Keppie & Mackintosh from 1901) during Mackintosh's time there. Mackintosh undoubtedly worked on many of these, but there is no specific evidence for his involvement in this case.

Cost from office job book: 17 7s 11d

Status: Unknown

Notes:

1: University of Glasgow Archive Services: House of Fraser archive, GB0248 FRAS 1533/1.