Found in Translation: Mackintosh, Muthesius, and Japan

Neil Jackson Abstract The theme of this paper is the presence of the Japanese influence in the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and, in particular, the Glasgow School of Art. This has often been observed but never satisfactorily explained. Rather than simply listing the evidence, this paper investigates the relationship between him and Hermann Muthesius […]

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Design drawing for the Hall Lounge of 78 Derngate

This drawing, in the collection of The Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, was produced for W.J. Bassett-Lowke in 1916 whilst the Mackintoshes were living in Chelsea ( note the studio address written at the foot of the drawing ).  It shows in some detail key elements of the decorative scheme for the Hall Lounge of […]

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Design for a Memorial Fireplace, The Dug-Out, Willow Tea Rooms, Glasgow

This design, for a Memorial Fireplace at The Dug-Out, Willow Tea Rooms, Glasgow, was produced by Charles Rennie Mackintosh in 1917 during his time in Chelsea (1915-1923). It featured in the 78 Derngate Centenary Exhibition “Charles Rennie Mackintosh & The Great War“. Image reproduced by kind permission of and is ©The Glasgow School of Art. Clicking on […]

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Design for the Dug-Out, Willow Tea Rooms, Glasgow

This design, for the Dug-Out at The Willow Tea Rooms, Glasgow, was produced by Charles Rennie Mackintosh in 1917 during his time in Chelsea (1915-1923). It featured in the 78 Derngate Centenary Exhibition “Charles Rennie Mackintosh & The Great War“. Image reproduced by kind permission of and is ©The Glasgow School of Art. Clicking on the reference […]

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Design for the Dug-Out, Willow Tea Rooms, Glasgow

This design, for the Dug-Out at The Willow Tea Rooms, Glasgow, was produced by Charles Rennie Mackintosh in 1917 during his time in Chelsea (1915-1923). It featured in the 78 Derngate Centenary Exhibition “Charles Rennie Mackintosh & The Great War“. Image reproduced by kind permission of and is ©The Glasgow School of Art. Clicking on the reference […]

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