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MACKINTOSH TRAVEL SKETCHES │ Hunterian Art Gallery, Glasgow → 1 March 2015

“Scečñ z an isnšl cmponnt v an ācitect’s trênñ, t dveḷp drafsmnšp, undrstandñ v cnstruẋn n mtirı̣lz, n a dzîn refṛnslîbrri.

Fṛm ɖ 1880z ɖ Scotiš ācitect, Čālz Reni Macintoš (1868–1928), scečt in Scotḷnd n Ñgḷnd, n, on a fy ocežnz, abrwd. In 1891 h dscrîbd ɖ xîtmnt v travlñ wɖ glowñ hāt bt šivrñ hand t sceč ɖ humbl cotij, ɖ mr pritenšs manšn or ɖ mytiletd ɖo venṛbl casl, wɖ fīlñz v ɖ most indiscrîbbl dlît. Macintoš’z drafsmnšp wz ic̣nomic, eḷqnt n unhezitetñ n bêst on rigṛs anaḷsis v ɖ subjct, bfr ɖ plêsñ v eni māc on ɖ pêpr. Macintoš rfrd t sč ntešnz az bits n jotñz.

Ɖs xibišn priznts a ṣlẋn v wōtrculrz, scečbc pêjz n scečbcs ẇč šo ɖ renj v hiz travlz n hiz intrest in Scotiš târhâzz, mediivl Ñgliš črčz n vnaklr ācitecčr. It olso šoz hâ ɖz studiz infwmd Macintoš’z ācitecčṛl practis.”

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