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Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow, Scotland.

This evening, I am focusing on the Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Glasgow Style Gallery at Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow, Scotland.

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Willow Tea Rooms, Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow

This evening, I am focusing on perhaps the most celebrated tea rooms in Glasgow, namely the Willow Tea Rooms at 217 Sauchiehall Street.  The interior and facade were designed by Glasgow’s most famous architect/designer, Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868-1928) whose key achievement was the design of places to be inhabited. The street name ‘Sauchiehall’  means ‘alley of the willows’ and throughout the rooms Mackintosh used the willow motif.

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