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Mercantile Chambers, 53 Bothwell Street, Glasgow: facade detail

RIBA Ref No RIBA47552
Architect/DesignerJames Salmon & Son
Salmon, James (1873-1924)
Artist/PhotographerLambert, Sam (1927-1981)
CountryUK: Scotland
CityGlasgow
Subject Date1898
Image Date1964
ViewExterior
StyleArt Nouveau
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP Box 173 Glasgow II
OrientationLandscape
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditArchitectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
SubjectDecorative stonework ; Architects' offices ; Commercial buildings
NOTES: James Salmon junior worked under his father, William Forest Salmon (1843-1911), and John Gaff Gillespie (b. 1870) in the firm of James Salmon & Son. He was given much of the design responsibility for this building, which became the office of the firm. Although he became a partner in the firm in 1898, neither his name nor that of Gillespie was acknowledged in the practice title until November 1903 when the firm became Salmon Son & Gillespie.
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