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Colour and pattern Inspired by Alexander ‘Greek Thomson.’

My work is often inspired by arguably the greatest and iconic Glasgow architect, Alexander Thomson. January 2019 completed this piece of work with particular reference to the patterns and colours used in Holmwood House, Cathcart by Thomson during interior decorating … Continue reading

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Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson LINES OF THOUGHT Bicentenary Exhibition at The Lighthouse.

From 18th August until 8th October 2017, The Lighthouse in Glasgow was host to the ‘Lines Of Thought’ exhibition celebrating the genius and the bi-centinary of the birth of architect Alexander Thomson. The exhibition could be viewed in Gallery One … Continue reading

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Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson’s Bicentenary Birthday 9th April 2017

The renowned and influencial Glasgow architect Alexander Thomson , was born in the village of Balfron near Glasgow on 9th April 1817. He was the seventeenth of twenty children. He never travelled abroad, spending most of his life in Victorian … Continue reading

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The Small Holmwood Collages.

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Holmwood Collages: postcard size

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The second Holmwood Villa Collage.

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Holmwood Villa Collage Detail

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Holmwood Villa Collage.

Holmwood Villa is a magnificent house situated in the Cathcart area of the south side of Glasgow. Designed by renowned architect Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson, the house was built in the 1850s at a cost of £3,600 for local businessman James … Continue reading

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