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I walked from the Riverside Museum to Kelvingrove, though I could have hopped on the bus again.  The Art Gallery and Museum is a work of art in itself:

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The entrance hall was even noisier than Riverside, and for the same reason, compounded by the fact it is a café.  It reminded me strongly of the Bristol City Museum which uses its similar entrance hall for a similar purpose.

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I had never heard of the Glasgow Boys, but was delighted to make their acquaintance in a gallery all of their own.  Here is some of their work which particularly caught my eye. (Photography is permitted in the gallery’s own collections.)

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Early Summer on the Seine, c 1904, Macaulay Stevenson

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Brig o’Turk, 1882, George Henry

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A Funeral Service in the Highlands, 1881-82, James Guthrie

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Head of the Holy Loch, 1882, George Henry

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Stirling Station, 1882, William Kennedy

Moving on, I was amused to see a poster about the Utility Furniture promoted during World War 2.  My parents married in 1939 and furnished their first home on this.  I still have the bookcase featured back left!

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Here are some more works in the Gallery which particularly pleased me.

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Windows in the West, 1993, Avril Paton

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Hampstead Heath, about 1830, John Constable

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View of Glasgow and the Cathedral, about 1840, John Adam Plimmer Houston

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The label says ‘Pot of Life, 2005, designed by Lucky Oboh,’ but I can’t make who cast it.

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Motherless, about 1889, George Lawson

This one is apparently a favourite with many visitors.