Sale of the Shandon Collection – part 8

Dear blog reader Here is the eighth part of the series on the sale of the contents of Shandon House, also known as the Shandon collection.  This blog post covers the sale of some of the contents of Robert Napier’s library in Shandon House on the first day of the sale of the Shandon collection.Continue reading “Sale of the Shandon Collection – part 8”

Sale of the Shandon Collection – part 7

Dear blog reader. Here is the seventh part of the series on the sale of the contents of Shandon House, also known as the Shandon collection.  This blog post describes the porcelain sold on the 1st day of the sale of the Shandon collection and follows on from last week’s blog post discussing Robert Napier’sContinue reading “Sale of the Shandon Collection – part 7”

Sale of the Shandon Collection Part 6

Dear blog reader Here is the sixth part of the series on the sale of the contents of Shandon House, also known as the Shandon collection.  This blog post is from the first day of the sale and gives us an excellent introduction to Robert Napier’s taste. ********************* GLASGOW HERALD THURSDAY 12 APRIL 1877 SALEContinue reading “Sale of the Shandon Collection Part 6”

Sale Of Shandon House In 1904

Dear blog reader The below ‘for sale ‘ advert from 1904 for Shandon House gives an extremely detailed description of Shandon House and its grounds. I do hope you find it interesting. Jacqueline. **************************** THE SCOTSMAN. SATURDAY 30 JANUARY 1904. DUMBARTONSHIRE – SHANDON HOUSE, GARELOCH. For sale, by private bargain, this beautiful residential property, situatedContinue reading “Sale Of Shandon House In 1904”

John Jamieson of Shandon House

Glasgow Herald 13 October 1871 The late Mr John Jamieson of Shandon This well-known citizen was buried yesterday in the Necropolis. The funeral services were conducted at his residence on the Gareloch, and it was apparent from the numerous and deeply interested companies of mourners both at Shandon and Glasgow that there are very manyContinue reading “John Jamieson of Shandon House”

Dumbartonshire Section Clydesdale Harriers

Scottish Referee 31 Monday 1892 This section had their run on Saturday afternoon from their favourite rendezvous at Shandon. There was a large turn-out and the whole company were conveyed form Helensburgh in a special bus. On arrival no time was lost in despatching the hares, Messrs John McRae and T Vallance and they wereContinue reading “Dumbartonshire Section Clydesdale Harriers”

The Shandon Collection

Edinburgh Evening News 16 May 1877 Yesterday was the second day’s sale of the second portion of this great collection and the choice value of some of the articles drew a great number of art connoisseurs and other s to the rooms of Messrs Christie & Manson in King Street, St James. Amongst a numberContinue reading “The Shandon Collection”