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p a r t i c i p a t i n g  o r g a n i s a t i o n s

Trongate 103

shows work celebrating Anna Atkins’ Cyanotypes of British Algae along with engineering blueprints of Glasgow’s ‘Big Loco’ and the Queen Mary

Street Level Photoworks

exhibits contemporary work made using alternative photographic printing processes

Glasgow Print Studio

lens-based original images manipulated to produce prints made using traditional print processes in ink

Glasgow Museums Resource Centre

organized viewings of Anna Atkins’ Book of British Algae, and other collections of botanical specimens; also see blueprints of Glasgow trams and the original subway

City Archives, Mitchell Library

blueprints of Glasgow’s engineering heritage, including the 1901 Exhibition; also see classic pictorialist photogravures from the Archive’s set of Camera Work published between 1903 & 1917

University of Glasgow Archive Services

see the original drawings of the Queen Mary and the ‘Big Loco’ in the archives held in Thurso Street

University of Glasgow Library Special Collections

early photographic images, including pioneering work by Hill & Adamson and the emerging use of photography in art, science and engineering; examples of early photographically illustrated books

Riverside Museum

see the famous 15F class locomotive (the ‘Big Loco’) with benefit of the Transport and Technology Curator

Scottish Society for the History of Photography

SSHoP presents two lectures: its annual Annan Lecture, presented by Dr Mike Ware; Dr Francis Robertson explores the interactions between the development of photography processes and what is now reprographics

Institution of Engineering and Technology

The IET Teacher Building shows engineering blueprints of contemporary power plant drawings; also carbon prints and photogravures

IET Scotland presents a seminar entitled ‘From blueprints to 3D visualisation’

Royal Glasgow Institute / Kelly Gallery

George Wyllie: Scul?tor and Navigator provides a look at the design and ideas of Wyllie’s work

Hidden Lane Gallery

palladium prints by Margaret Watkins and examples from the Clarence White School of Photography

Hillhead Library

various types of blueprint of the 1912  Picture House / Salon Cinema

Winter Sun

A late entry is a show of cyanotypes made as part of an Art in Hospital’s workshop held at the Mansionhouse Unit of the Victoria Infirmary.  These are on show in the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) between 14 February & 25 March