Basic Site Details

Name: Edinburgh International Exhibition of Industry, Science and Art, 1886, Old Edinburgh Section
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Exhibition Site  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 118851886  


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 2Arthur George Sydney MitchellArchitectA18851886Won competition to secure job
Item 2 of 2George WilsonArchitectA18851886Won competition to secure job - as assistant to Sydney Mitchell


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Dunlop, J C and Dunlop, A H1886The Book of Old Edinburgh and handbook to the Old Edinburgh Street See Architectural Heritage VI, p60 
Item 2 of 3Harper, Roger H1983Victorian Architectural Competitions: An Index to British and Irish Architectural Competitions… London: Mansell Publishing 
Item 3 of 3Johnson, Jim and Rosenburg, Lou2010Renewing Old Edinburgh: the Enduring Legacy of Patrick Geddes Glendaruel: Argyll Publishingpp82-85 (with illustration)

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4BuilderLate 1885XLIX p716
Item 2 of 4Building News30 October 1885   
Item 3 of 4Journal of Decorative ArtMay 1886  Supplement, p2
Item 4 of 4Journal of Decorative ArtSeptember 1886  p953-7

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSSydney Mitchell & Wilson Collection Job List (no drawings)