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Published by National Galleries of Scotland in Edinburgh .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • National Galleries of Scotland -- Catalogs,
  • Portrait miniatures -- Scotland -- Edinburgh -- Exhibitions

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementStephen Lloyd.
GenreExhibitions
ContributionsLloyd, Stephen, 1961-, Scottish National Portrait Gallery.
The Physical Object
Pagination120 p. :
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22600020M
ISBN 101903278511

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The Scottish National Portrait Gallery is an art museum on Queen Street, gallery holds the national collections of portraits, all of which are of, but not necessarily by, also holds the Scottish National Photography Collection.. Since it has been housed in its red sandstone Gothic revival building, designed by Robert Rowand Anderson and built between Location: Queen Street, Edinburgh, Scotland. The National Gallery of Scotland is the national art gallery that features both Scottish and international works of art from the birth of the Renaissance to Post-Impressionism. The museum, which opened in , is housed in an elegant neo-classical building designed by . National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh, United Kingdom. 52, likes 1, talking about this 42, were here. In order to help protect the health of our staff and visitors during this /5(). This type of museum is now found in many cities, but Scotland's National Portrait Gallery was the first art gallery of this sort. A great museum. The Scottish National Portrait Gallery houses an impressive art collection that is worth visiting, even if you decide to spend little time in the gallery.