Book: ‘The best of intentions’ Geraldine Mockler.

This design for the cover of a book was one of six featured in the 78 Derngate Centenary Exhibition “Charles Rennie Mackintosh & The Great War“.   These designs were produced for Glasgow publishers Blackie & Son from around 1913. Mackintosh had initially been introduced to Walter Blackie in 1902 by his friend Talwin Morris […]

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Book: ‘Rambles in the woodlands’ by William J. Claxton’.

This design for the cover of a book was one of six featured in the 78 Derngate Centenary Exhibition “Charles Rennie Mackintosh & The Great War“.   These designs were produced for Glasgow publishers Blackie & Son from around 1913. Mackintosh had initially been introduced to Walter Blackie in 1902 by his friend Talwin Morris […]

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Book: ‘Paper and printing’ by William J. Claxton.

This design for the cover of a book was one of six featured in the 78 Derngate Centenary Exhibition “Charles Rennie Mackintosh & The Great War“.   These designs were produced for Glasgow publishers Blackie & Son from around 1913. Mackintosh had initially been introduced to Walter Blackie in 1902 by his friend Talwin Morris […]

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Book: ‘How photography came about’ by Charles R. Gibson.

This design for the cover of a book was one of six featured in the 78 Derngate Centenary Exhibition “Charles Rennie Mackintosh & The Great War“.   These designs were produced for Glasgow publishers Blackie & Son from around 1913. Mackintosh had initially been introduced to Walter Blackie in 1902 by his friend Talwin Morris […]

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Book: ‘Dick Chester’ by G. I. Whitham.

This design for the cover of a book was one of six featured in the 78 Derngate Centenary Exhibition “Charles Rennie Mackintosh & The Great War“.   These designs were produced for Glasgow publishers Blackie & Son from around 1913. Mackintosh had initially been introduced to Walter Blackie in 1902 by his friend Talwin Morris […]

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78 Derngate Centenary Exhibition: list of exhibits

  Book: ‘A Chinese command: a story of adventure in Eastern seas’ by Harry Collingwood [pseud.]; illustrated by Arch Webb. Book: ‘Dick Chester’ by G. I. Whitham. Book: ‘How photography came about’ by Charles R. Gibson. Book: ‘Paper and printing’ by William J. Claxton. Book: ‘Rambles in the woodlands’ by William J. Claxton’. Book: ‘The […]

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Great War deaths in the 78 Derngate neighbourhood

This map, using data from The Commonwealth War Graves Commission, shows approximate locations for the homes of soldiers, killed as a result of The Great War, in the locality of 78 Derngate. This map formed the summation of an animated sequence that featured in the 78 Derngate Centenary Exhibition “Charles Rennie Mackintosh & The Great War“. The […]

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Textile design: bouquet

This textile design was produced by Charles Rennie Mackintosh during his time in Chelsea (1915-1923). It featured in the 78 Derngate Centenary Exhibition “Charles Rennie Mackintosh & The Great War“. Mackintosh turned to commercial textile design during the years he and Margaret Macdonald spent in London. They rank among the most progressive designs of the period […]

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Textile design: stylised tulips

This textile design was produced by Charles Rennie Mackintosh during his time in Chelsea (1915-1923). It featured in the 78 Derngate Centenary Exhibition “Charles Rennie Mackintosh & The Great War“. The tulip is the commonly attributed source for this design, but the plant is so abstracted that it could as easily be a reference to […]

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