Basic Site Details

Name: Glasgow International Exhibition of 1901
Town, district or village: Kelvingrove
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Simon & Crawford design from 36 Hanover Street.

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 1Kelvingrove ParkYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218981899 Competition designs
Item 2 of 218981901Construction(?) 


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 29Alexander Beith McDonaldArchitect 1898 Competition design - unplaced (whilst City Surveyor in Glasgow Office of Public Works)
Item 2 of 29Alexander Nisbet PatersonArchitect 1898 Second premiated competition design (£150 premium)
Item 3 of 29Robert WhitsonArchitect 1898 Competition design - unplaced
Item 4 of 29William LeiperArchitect 1898 Competition design - unplaced
Item 5 of 29Charles Rennie MackintoshArchitectA1898 Competition design - unplaced
Item 6 of 29Honeyman & KeppieArchitectural practiceA1898 Competition design - unplaced
Item 7 of 29John HoneymanArchitectA1898 Competition design - unplaced
Item 8 of 29John KeppieArchitectA1898 Competition design - unplaced
Item 9 of 29Alexander Hunter CrawfordArchitectB1898 Competition design exhibited - unplaced
Item 10 of 29Frank Lewis Worthington SimonArchitectB1898 Competition design exhibited - unplaced
Item 11 of 29Simon & CrawfordArchitectural practiceB1898 Competition design exhibited - unplaced
Item 12 of 29James MillerArchitectC18981901Won competition (£250 premium) and secured job
Item 13 of 29Alexander McGibbonArchitectD1898 Third premiated competition design (in association with John Archibald Campbell) (£100 premium)
Item 14 of 29John Archibald CampbellArchitectD1898 Third premiated competition design (in association with Alexander McGibbon) (£100 premium)
Item 15 of 29Alexander Alban Hamilton Scott (or Archibald Alban Hamilton Scott, or Augustine Alban Hamilton Scott)ArchitectE1898 Competition design - unplaced
Item 16 of 29Babtie & BonnArchitectural practice, EngineersE1898 Competition design - unplaced
Item 17 of 29Carl Roderique Louise Menni BonnEngineerE1898 Competition design - unplaced
Item 18 of 29John Taylor BabtieEngineerE1898 Competition design - unplaced
Item 19 of 29(Sir) John James BurnetArchitectF1898 Competition design - unplaced
Item 20 of 29John Burnet & SonArchitectural practiceF1898 Competition design - unplaced
Item 21 of 29James Salmon & SonArchitectural practiceG1898 Competition design - unplaced
Item 22 of 29William Forrest SalmonArchitectG1898 Competition design - unplaced
Item 23 of 29Baird & ThomsonArchitectural practiceH?1898 Competition design - unplaced ('James Thomson' responsible - it is unclear whether this James Thomson or another was responsible)
Item 24 of 29James ThomsonArchitectH?1898 Competition design - unplaced (it is unclear whether this James Thomson or another was responsible)
Item 25 of 29James ChalmersArchitect 1900 Unsuccessful competition design exhibited
Item 26 of 29Alexander McInnes GardnerArchitectC19001901As assistant to James Miller
Item 27 of 29James CarrickArchitectC19001901As assistant to James Miller
Item 28 of 29Andrew Noble PrenticeArchitect 1901 Kiosk - this is probably the Cocoa Pavilion - for which see separate entry
Item 29 of 29(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitect c. 1901(?)View of exhibition pavilion - entry by Lorimer?


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Glasgow International Exhibition Association 

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 5Glasgow International Exhibition of 1901, 'Little House' stand for G Walton & Co 
Item 2 of 5Glasgow International Exhibition of 1901, Canadian Pavilion 
Item 3 of 5Glasgow International Exhibition of 1901, electric fire and clock overmantelAlso exhibited at the Turin Exhibition of 1902. Painted by G G Anderson and modelling by Albert Hodge
Item 4 of 5Glasgow International Exhibition of 1901, exhibition stand for Glasgow School of Art 
Item 5 of 5Glasgow International Exhibition of 1901, Sunlight Cottages 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 12Academy Architecture1899 part 1 p113 (Miller's successful design) p78 (Simon & Crawford); p112 (A N Paterson's design)
Item 2 of 12Academy Architecture1902 part 1 p83 (Miller)
Item 3 of 12Emmerson, Roger Winners and losers  p22-23
Item 4 of 12Harper, Roger H1983Victorian Architectural Competitions: An Index to British and Irish Architectural Competitions… London: Mansell Publishing 
Item 5 of 12Kinchin, Perilla and Kinchin, Juliet Glasgow's Great Exhibitions White Cockade Publishingpp55-93
Item 6 of 12Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1899   729 & 752 (Miller's successful design); 743 (A N Paterson's design); 760 (Babtie & Bonn design - listed under incorrect firm title of Babtie, Bone & Scott)
Item 7 of 12Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1900   547 (James Chalmers)
Item 8 of 12Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1902   543 (Miller)
Item 9 of 12RSA1899   473 (Simon & Crawford)
Item 10 of 12RSA1900   534 (Paterson's competition design)
Item 11 of 12RSA1904   457 (Miller)
Item 12 of 12Stark, David2004Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Co., 1854 to 2004 Glasgow: Stenlake Publishing Ltdpp195-6

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5British Architect11 January 1901  p35
Item 2 of 5BuilderEarly 1898LXXIV pp464 & 547
Item 3 of 5BuilderLate 1898LXXV p249
Item 4 of 5Builder6 April 1901LXXX pp333-335 with illustration by Alexander McGibbon of Glasgow
Item 5 of 5Building News4 October 1901  p445

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Courtesy of Neil DarlingtonInformation sent via DSA website Sent October 2009
Item 2 of 4Keppie Design (David Stark)Database of jobs by Honeyman and Keppie No 284 (Mackintosh)
Item 3 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR G/67 Lorimer design?
Item 4 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers James Carrick: L v6 no342 (microfiche reel 31); Alexander McInnes Gardner: L v17 no1281; James Miller: F v14 p33 no869 (microfilm reel 11); Andrew Noble Prentice: F v14 p23 no863 (microfilm reel 11)