Basic Site Details

Name: Edinburgh International Exhibition of Industry, Science and Art, 1886
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
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Status: Demolished
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Exhibition Site  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Melville DriveYesThe Meadows

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 212 September 1885 Journal referenceProposed International Exhibition - competition held
Item 2 of 21886  Exhibition

People

Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 6(Sir) John James BurnetArchitectA18851888Won competition and secured job with C C Lindsay engineer
Item 2 of 6Charles C LindsayEngineerA1885(?)1888As engineer, working with J J Burnet on winning design
Item 3 of 6John Burnet & SonArchitectural practiceA18851888Won competition and secured job with C C Lindsay engineer
Item 4 of 6John Burnet (senior)ArchitectA18851888Won competition and secured job with C C Lindsay engineer
Item 5 of 6George Beattie & SonArchitectural practiceB18851886Competition design - premiated but did not win
Item 6 of 6William Hamilton BeattieArchitectB18851886Competition design- premiated but did not win

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RSA1886   1155

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Builder12 September 1885XLIX  
Item 2 of 4Builder8 May 1886L  
Item 3 of 4Builder15 May 1886L  
Item 4 of 4Builder5 June 1886L  

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John James Burnet: F v12 p145 (microfiche 116/G4)