Kelvingrove Art Gallery - History Displays Photos

The Kelvingrove Art Gallery (1901) (Kelvingrove Park) building was opened as part of Glasgow International Exhibition. It was designed with Art Nouveau features by John William Simpson & Edmund John Milner Allen. A major portion of the museum is devoted to the history of Scotland.

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Towers of Kelvingrove Art Gallery seen over Kelvingrove Park. Glasgow, Scotland.Kelvingrove Art Gallery was opened as part of Glasgow International Exhibition. Glasgow, Scotland.Baroque & mixed architecture of Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Kelvin Hall exhibition venue across Argyle Street from Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.
Towers of Kelvingrove Art Gallery (1901) seen over Kelvingrove Park. Glasgow, Scotland. Architect: John William Simpson & Edmund John Milner Allen.Kelvingrove Art Gallery (1901) (Kelvingrove Park) was opened as part of Glasgow International Exhibition. Glasgow, Scotland. Architect: John William Simpson & Edmund John Milner Allen.Baroque & mixed architecture of Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Kelvin Hall exhibition venue (1927) across Argyle Street from Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.
Organ by Lewis & Co, of London in central hall at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Organ concert crowds during lunchtime at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Central hall ceiling lamps at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Art Nouveau door hardware at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.
Organ (1901) by Lewis & Co, of London in central hall at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Organ concert crowds during lunchtime at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Central hall ceiling lamps at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Art Nouveau door hardware at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.
Central hall ceiling lamp details at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Central hall architecture at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Mark 21 Spitfire LA198 hangs over west court at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Mark 21 Spitfire LA198 hangs over elephant display at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.
Central hall ceiling lamp details at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Central hall architecture at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Mark 21 Spitfire LA198 (1944) hangs over west court at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Mark 21 Spitfire LA198 (1944) hangs over elephant display at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.
Collection of armor at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Carved stone balls of unknown purpose from Aberdeenshire, Scotland at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Cist grave stone carved with diamond shapes from Badden, Argyll, Scotland at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Gold ornaments from Scotland at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.
Collection of armor at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Carved stone balls of unknown purpose (3300-2000 BCE) from Aberdeenshire, Scotland at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Cist grave stone carved with diamond shapes (3000-500 BCE) from Badden, Argyll, Scotland at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Gold ornaments (1500-700 BCE) from Scotland at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.
Bronze weapons found in bogs from Scotland at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Loch Glashan logboat from Argyll, Scotland at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Loch Glashan logboat from Argyll, Scotland at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Loch Glashan crannog everyday wooden object from Argyll, Scotland at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.
Bronze weapons found in bogs (1500-700 BCE) from Scotland at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Loch Glashan logboat (c1st-10th C) from Argyll, Scotland at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Loch Glashan logboat (c1st-10th C) from Argyll, Scotland at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Loch Glashan crannog (marsh dwelling) everyday wooden object (6-10th C) from Argyll, Scotland at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.
Dumbuck crannog wooden oak ladder from West Dunbartonshire, Scotland at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Viking-style carved lintel stone from Millport, Cumbrae, Scotland at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Copper alloy mortar & iron pestle from Glasgow cathedral at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Wine glasses with Jacobite symbols for secret celebration of Scottish kings at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.
Dumbuck crannog (c200 BCE - 200 AD) wooden oak ladder from West Dunbartonshire, Scotland at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Viking-style carved lintel stone (10th C or later) from Millport, Cumbrae, Scotland at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Copper alloy mortar (1300s-1400s) & iron pestle (1500s-1600s) from Glasgow cathedral at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Wine glasses with Jacobite symbols for secret celebration of Scottish kings (late 18th C) at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.
Chair said to be made from tree from which Prince Charles's officers were hanged at battle of Culloden at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Robert Burns, Auchendrane portrait painted from life by Alexander Nasmyth at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Cottar's Saturday Night painting by David Wilkie inspired by Robert Burns' poem at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Robert Burns & his lover Highland Mary Campbell painting by Thomas Faed at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.
Chair (c1871) said to be made from tree from which Prince Charles's officers were hanged at battle of Culloden at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Robert Burns, Auchendrane portrait painted from life (18th C) by Alexander Nasmyth at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Cottar's Saturday Night painting (c1837) by David Wilkie inspired by Robert Burns' poem at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Robert Burns & his lover Highland Mary Campbell painting (c1849-52) by Thomas Faed at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.
Robert Burns' birth cottage in Alloway painting by Sam Bough at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Masonic lodge Tarbolton ceramic punchbowl used by Robert Burns at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Pottery jugs celebrating Robert Burns literary characters plus centenary of birth of Robert Burns at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Tam O'Shanter story by Robert Burns portrayed on stoneware jug by W Ridgway & Co. of Staffordshire at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.
Robert Burns' birth cottage in Alloway painting (1876) by Sam Bough at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Masonic lodge Tarbolton ceramic punchbowl (c1750) used by Robert Burns at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Pottery jugs celebrating Robert Burns literary characters plus centenary (1859) of birth of Robert Burns at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Tam O'Shanter story by Robert Burns portrayed on stoneware jug (1835) by W Ridgway & Co. of Staffordshire at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.
Sir Walter Scott marble bust by Francis Chantrey at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Mauchlineware vases with memorials to Sir Walter Scott & Scott's Poetical Works at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Poster for Sir Walter Scott's Rob Roy pantomime in Glasgow at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Poster advertising emigration from Scotland to New Zealand printed in Glasgow at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.
Sir Walter Scott marble bust (1841) by Francis Chantrey at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Mauchlineware vases (mid 19thC) with memorials to Sir Walter Scott & Scott's Poetical Works (1866) at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Poster for Sir Walter Scott's Rob Roy pantomime in Glasgow (1880) at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Poster advertising emigration from Scotland to New Zealand (1839) printed in Glasgow at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.
Scottish figure snuff shop sign at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Highland bagpipes at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Sir William Wallace marble bust by Jacopo Ghetti at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.John Locke marble bust possibly by Michael Rysbrack at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.
Scottish figure snuff shop sign (1800s) at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Highland bagpipes (c1800) at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Sir William Wallace marble bust (c1880-90) by Jacopo Ghetti at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.John Locke marble bust (c1760) possibly by Michael Rysbrack at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.
Adam Smith marble bust by Patric Park at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Queen Victoria marble bust by Francis Williamson at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Glasgow painter John Graham-Gilbert marble statue by William Broadie at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Scottish writer Thomas Carlyle plaster statue by Joseph Boehm at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.
Adam Smith marble bust (1845) by Patric Park at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Queen Victoria marble bust (1888) by Francis Williamson at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Glasgow painter John Graham-Gilbert marble statue (1870) by William Broadie at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Scottish writer Thomas Carlyle plaster statue (1874) by Joseph Boehm at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.
Paper ticket to farewell readings by Charles Dickens in Glasgow at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Vacuum coffee pot by James Robert Napier at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.John Fulton's Grand Orrery solar system model at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Scale model of railplane by Scottish inventor George Bennie which won award at Edinburgh Industrial Exhibition at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.
Paper ticket to farewell readings by Charles Dickens in Glasgow (1868) at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Vacuum coffee pot (mid 19th C) by James Robert Napier at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.John Fulton's Grand Orrery solar system model (1833) at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Scale model of railplane (1922) by Scottish inventor George Bennie which won award at Edinburgh Industrial Exhibition at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.
Poster promoting Scottish inventor George Bennie's railplane at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Trade union banner for United Society of Boilermakers, Shipbuilders & Structural Workers from Glasgow at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Souvenir punchbowl from International Exhibition of Science, Art & Industry, Glasgow at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Season tickets from International Exhibition of Science, Art & Industry, Glasgow & Glasgow International Exhibition at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.
Poster promoting Scottish inventor George Bennie's railplane (1920s) at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Trade union banner for United Society of Boilermakers, Shipbuilders & Structural Workers (late 1950s) from Glasgow at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Souvenir punchbowl from International Exhibition of Science, Art & Industry, Glasgow (1888) at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Season tickets from International Exhibition of Science, Art & Industry, Glasgow (1888) & Glasgow International Exhibition (1901) at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.
Souvenir handkerchief showing buildings of International Exhibition of Science, Art & Industry, Glasgow at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Souvenir pressed glass plate from International Exhibition of Science, Art & Industry, Glasgow at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Souvenir ruby glass from International Exhibition of Science, Art & Industry, Glasgow at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Souvenir ceramic plate & pitchers from International Exhibition of Science, Art & Industry, Glasgow at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.
Souvenir handkerchief showing buildings of International Exhibition of Science, Art & Industry, Glasgow (1888) at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Souvenir pressed glass plate from International Exhibition of Science, Art & Industry, Glasgow (1888) at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Souvenir ruby glass from International Exhibition of Science, Art & Industry, Glasgow (1888) at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Souvenir ceramic plate & pitchers from International Exhibition of Science, Art & Industry, Glasgow (1888) at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.
Self-closing cast iron fountain from International Exhibition of Science, Art & Industry, Glasgow by Glenfield & Kennedy of Kilmarnock at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Model of tram which took visitors to International Exhibition of Science, Art & Industry, Glasgow at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Souvenir plate from Glasgow International Exhibition at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Souvenir plate from Glasgow International Exhibition at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.
Self-closing cast iron fountain from International Exhibition of Science, Art & Industry, Glasgow (1888) by Glenfield & Kennedy of Kilmarnock at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Model of tram which took visitors to International Exhibition of Science, Art & Industry, Glasgow (1888) at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Souvenir plate from Glasgow International Exhibition (1901) at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Souvenir plate from Glasgow International Exhibition (1901) at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.
Silver yacht race trophy in form of sailing ship awarded at Glasgow International Exhibition at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Season tickets from Scottish Exhibition of National History, Art & Industry & Empire Exhibition, Scotland, Glasgow at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Glasgow tearooms by Charles Rennie Mackintosh display at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.
Silver yacht race trophy in form of sailing ship awarded at Glasgow International Exhibition (1901) at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Season tickets from Scottish Exhibition of National History, Art & Industry (1911) & Empire Exhibition, Scotland, Glasgow (1938) at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Glasgow tearooms by Charles Rennie Mackintosh display at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.

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