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Hope portrait by Henry Bone
Jul 25th, 2015 | | Exterior | Monuments | Portfolio | 2 Comments

The Mausoleum to the Hope Family

Portrait of Thomas Hope in Turkish Costume by Henry Bone after the portrait of 1798 by William Beechey. Pera Museum Thomas Hope (1769–1831), was a merchant banker, author, philosopher and art collector of Dutch...

Patrick carried out the paint analysis on this 'Greek' Thomson house
Dec 9th, 2010 | | Conservation | National Trust for Scotland | Portfolio | No Comments

Holmwood House, Glasgow

Holmwood House was built by Alexander Thomson in 1857-58 near the village of Cathcart, on the southern fringes of Glasgow. The client was James Couper who, with his brother Robert, owned the nearby Millholm paper...