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left: The Alhambra Theatre in Glasgow, painted by Robert Eadie in 1928 to celebrate a major extension of the theatre westward along Waterloo Street.
UPDATE: The book has now been published as Alhambra Glasgow by Bell & Bain Ltd. (2011) As well as the picture of the theatre, it also includes Robert Eadie's painting of the Cunard liner Transylvania in dry dock and his view of Gordon Street seen from the Hope Street end, both taken from the collection of a dozen illustrative plates in The Face of Glasgow by William Power (1927).
Further works by Robert Eadie are featured in The University of Glasgow Library: Friendly Shelves published by The Friends of Glasgow Library (2016)pictures of the university, the Tolbooth and Tron Steeple and the Cunard liner Transylvania in dry dock, all from The Face of Glasgow
The Rogano restaurant, Glasgow.
This watercolour by Robert Eadie was commissioned for the menu of "Glasgow's Favourite Restaurant", which opened its doors in 1935.
Another find by Graeme Smith, who wrote:
“I’m also sending a copy of a Robert Eadie painting which, in monochrome, is in the Jubilee History of the Royal Scottish Automobile Club published in 1949. The book has the title Gang Warily.
One of my expeditions to the internet in search of further material turned up this watercolour + pencil alternative version [right] of the above scenein colour. It is signed by the artist and dated 1916.
A further expedition to the WWW, in early 2023, turned up another version of the RSCA picture. This one [right] is described as: "Blythswood Square, Glasgow, In Wartime, photolithograph, hand coloured"
I found this picture on eBay. Someone was offering a single page from a magazine featuring the illustration for an article called The Salt Tang of Fife.
Thanks to Mark Dougan for a photo of this drawing by Robert Eadie, which is to be found inside a Glasgow landmarkthe former premises of the Jacobean Corsetry in Virgina street, G1.
Receipts for sales from a Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts exhibition held at the end of 1944.
Thanks to Alistair Beattie, Vice-President of Glasgow Art Club, for a photograph of this landscape painting with the title Barncleuth Gardens.
It was bought after a showing at a Paisley Art Institute exhibition for 15 guineas by relatives of the current owner.
The location has been identified as Barncluith Gardens, Avon Gorge, Hamilton by Graeme Smith, who knows the area well.
Glasgow Art Club has completed restoration work on a Robert Eadie painting involving stabilizing and strengthening a thin base of wartime plywood, and then gently cleaning the painted image and its frame.
The author Graeme Smith offered the following description: The ca 1944 atmospheric painting of oils on plywood shows Clydesdale Trace Horses at the foot of West Nile Street, at the corner of Gordon Street in the city centre.
This picture was listed by an Australian auction house [but now updated] as: Lot 8087
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