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Thomas Annans Old closes and streets of Glasgow

Fisher, Joe

Thomas Annans Old closes and streets of Glasgow

a catalogue of the images

by Fisher, Joe

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Published in c1987 .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Annan, Thomas, -- 1829-1887.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[J.A. Fisher].
    ContributionsScottish Society for the History of Photography.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 5-13
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19598560M

      In his introduction to 'The Old Closes And Streets Of Glasgow' William Young explains that this newly acquired right "to alter and reconstruct several of the more densely built areas of the city would remove many old and interesting landmarks." Extract from William Young's introduction to the book 'The Old Closes and Streets of Glasgow' Thomas Annan’s Old Closes and Streets, from the Glasgow collection, will be on show following its loan to The J Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles earlier this year. The photogravure edition of 50 images of the narrow streets and alleyways around Glasgow’s High Street is based on negatives taken by Annan himself between and

    Noté /5. Retrouvez Thomas Annan of Glasgow: Pioneer of the Documentary Photograph et des millions de livres en stock sur Achetez neuf ou d'occasion Saltmarket from London Street. Thomas Annan; Scottish, Date: Dimensions: x 24 cm (image); 28 x cm (paper). Photogravure, plate 50 from the book 'The Old Closes & Streets of Glasgow' (). Origin: Scotland. Museum: The Chicago Art ://

    Photographer Thomas Annan was a Scottish photographer who utilised many photographic processes throughout his career. He made portrait and architectural photographs with equal ability, but is primarily remembered for his studies of the alleys and tenement buildings of Glasgow. The Old Closes & Streets of Glasgow (), a classic of documentary photography, has gone through multiple   Thomas Annan is best known today for the haunting series Photographs of Old Closes and Streets, considered an early example of social documentary photography. Between and he produced at least thirty-one images that depict streets, tenements, and passageways (referred to


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Thomas Annans Old closes and streets of Glasgow by Fisher, Joe Download PDF EPUB FB2

Glasgow hasn’t always been that wee stinky joby in the bathtub as some poor souls might think. Or even yon city of the dreadful night riddled with drug addiction, knife crime, and sectarian bile.

Once upon a time, Glasgow shimmered in pixie dust and was almost literally a fairy wonderland full of cartoon elves and Continue reading "Thomas Annan’s Powerful Photographs of ‘The Old The passage quoted concerning the second album was put together from the Glasgow Town Council minutes for 15 July and cited by Fisher, p.

6, and by Anita Ventura Mozley in her Introduction to the Dover Publications edition of The Old Closes and Streets (Thomas Annan: Photographs of the Old Closes and Streets of Glasgow /, with   Buy Photographs of the Old Closes and Streets of Glasgow, Fifth Edition by Annan, Thomas, Moxley, Anita V.

(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible  › History › Europe › Great Britain. The Old Closes and Streets of Glasgow, Thomas Annan’s photographic record of this central section of the city prior to its demolition in accordance with the City of Glasgow Improvements Act ofis widely recognized as a classic of nineteenth-century documentary photography.

Annan’s achievement as a photographer of paintings, portraits Thomas Annan’s Old Closes and Streets of Glasgow shows conditions of the poor in Glasgow in It is the finest photographic works of the 19th century.

In the yearthe Glasgow City Improvement Trust decided to given the commission Thomas ://   The Old Closes and Streets of Glasgow Published: [photographs taken ], Glasgow, Lanarkshire Format: Photograph / Image Creator: Thomas Annan [engraver], William Young [introduction] Usage terms Public Domain Held by British Library Shelfmark: s:// 2 days ago  The book of the month for March features the Glasgow photographer Thomas Annan's The Old Closes and Streets of d between and as part of a commission from the City of Glasgow Improvements Trust, this collection of images of the working class areas of old Glasgow helped document the impoverished living conditions of the working class at the ://   Thomas Annan, Close, No.

80 High Street, from Old Closes and Streets of Glasgow, - 71 Thomas Annan, Close, No. 46 Saltmarket, from Old Closes and Streets of Glasgow, - 71 It was under these dire circumstances that in September John Blackie, the Provost of Glasgow City Council (–) proposed The City Improvement ://   Close, No.

High Street, from Photographs of the Old Closes and Streets of Glasgow by Thomas Annan A work from the collections of the de Young and Legion of Honor museums of San Francisco, :// Thomas Annan – The Old Closes and Streets of Glasgow, Sp Coll Dougan The Glasgow photographer Thomas Annan’s collection of photographs featuring the old closes and streets of Glasgow held in the University of Glasgow Library’s Special Collections is a wonderful resource.

Created between and as part of a commission from the City of Glasgow Improvements Trust, this collection ?share=email. Some years later I became aware of the most admired of the photographic works of Thomas Annan (), who had founded the firm in the s, namely, his still frequently cited and reproduced images of the slums of Glasgow — The Old Closes and Streets of Glasgow ().

As a native Glaswegian, once I learned about Princeton University’s Edition Notes Original ed. published in or by the Glasgow City Improvements Trust, Glasgow, under title: Photographs of old closes, streets, &c., taken ; supplementary photos.

taken from the ed. published under title: Old closes and streets, a series of photogravures, Photographs of old closes, streets, &c., taken Contributor Names Annan, Thomas, Glasgow City Improvement Trust.

Created / Published [Glasgow]: Glasgow City Improvement Trust, [ or ] Subject Headings   Photographs of the Old Closes and Streets of Glasgow, (Eighteen Sixty-Eight to Eighteen Seventy) Thomas Annan.

out of 5 stars 4. Paperback. 15 offers from $ Next. Special offers and product promotions. Amazon Business: For  › Books › New, Used & Rental Textbooks › Humanities. Thomas Annan Title The Old Closes & Streets of Glasgow Origin Scotland Date Made – Medium Book of photogravures (49) and lithograph (1) Dimensions × 29 × 4 cm (book) Credit Line Simeon B.

Williams Endowment Reference Number Extended information about this In the wake of Glasgow's transformation in the nineteenth-century into an industrial powerhouse–the “Second City of the Empire”–a substantial part of the old town of Adam Smith degenerated into an overcrowded and disease-ridden slum.

The Old Closes and Streets of Glasgow, Thomas Annan's photographic record of this central section of the city prior to its demolition in accordance with Thomas Annan exhibition shines a light on Old Glasgow Thomas Annan, “High Street, from College Open” (), (Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal) During the rise of industrialisation in midth century Scotland, Thomas Annan ranked as the most important photographer of :// The Old Closes & Streets of Glasgow Thomas Annan Originally trained as a lithographer and engraver, Annan established a photography business in in Glasgow and initially specialized in the reproduction of works of ://   Thomas Annan () founded his photographic studio in Glasgow in He was a specialist in architectural photography.

Annan is best known for his 'Photographs of the Old Closes and Streets of Glasgow', published by the firm in Upon his death inhis elder son, John, took over the business which became 'Annan and Sons' in Annan, Thomas, Photographs of the old closes and streets of Glasgow, / New York: Dover Publications, (OCoLC) Named Person: Thomas Annan: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Annan.

Scotland. Photogravure, plate 31 from the book The Old Closes & Streets of Glasgow () Close, No. 31 Saltmarket, Thomas Annan (Scottish, - ), Glasgow, Scotland, negative -printCarbon print, × cm (11 1,8 × 9 1,8 in, Reimagined by Gibon, design of warm cheerful glowing of brightness and light rays ://Family History Book Glasgow Old Photos Past Scotland Street View Image Antique Photos Vintage Photos.

Incredible Photographs Of The Old Closes And Streets Of Glasgow From Between And Thomas Annan ( ) was the son of a Fife farmer and flax spinner and lived for most of his life in Glasgow.

Photographs of the old closes and streets of Glasgow, / with a supplement of 15 related views by Thomas Annan (Book) 22 editions published between and in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide