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Doves and Dreams is accompanied by an authoritative, richly-illustrated publication containing expert essays and a catalogue raisonné of all of the known work by the McNairs. Edited by Professor Pamela Robertson, Senior Curator, Hunterian Art Gallery, and with essays by Professor Robertson, Annette Carruthers, Janice Helland, Juliet Kinchin and Joseph Sharples.
£40 hardback; £17.50 paperback (from exhibition venues only)
192pp.; 160 colour and b.&w. ills.
ISBN 0 853331-938-3

  • Bennett, Mary, The Art Sheds 1894-1905,, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, 1981
  • Billcliffe, Roger, ‘J.H. MacNair in Glasgow and Liverpool’, Walker Art Gallery Annual Report and Bulletin, vol.1, 1970-1, pp.48-74
  • Bird, Elizabeth. ‘Ghouls and Gas Pipes: Public Reaction to the Early Work of The Four’, Scottish Art Review, vol.14, 1975, pp.13-16
  • Bisson, Roderick Frederick, The Sandon Studios Society and the Arts, Parry Books, Liverpool, 1965
  • Burkhauser, Jude (ed.), “Glasgow Girls”: Women in Art and Design, 1880–1920, Canongate Press, Edinburgh, 1990
  • Crouch, Christopher, Design Culture in Liverpool 1880–1914, Liverpool University Press, 2002
  • Gomme, Andor and David Walker, Architecture of Glasgow, Lund Humphries in association with John Smith, London and Glasgow, 2nd edn. 1987
  • Helland, Janice, ‘Frances Macdonald: The Self as Fin-de-Siècle Woman’, Woman’s Art Journal, vol.14, 1993, pp.15-22
  • Helland, Janice, ‘The Critics and the Arts and Crafts: The Instance of Margaret Macdonald and Charles Rennie Mackintosh’, Art History, vol.17, 1994, pp.209-27
  • Helland, Janice, The Studios of Frances and Margaret Macdonald, Manchester University Press, 1996
  • Howarth, Thomas, Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the Modern Movement, Routledge and Kegan Paul, London, 2nd edn 1977
  • Kaplan, Wendy (ed.) Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Glasgow Museums and Abbéville, Glasgow and New York, 1996
  • Larner, Gerald and Celia Larner, The Glasgow Style, Astragal Books, London, 1980
  • Macfarlane, Fiona and Elizabeth Arthur, Glasgow School of Art Embroidery 1894-1920,, Kelvingrove Art Gallery, Glasgow, 1980
  • Morris, Talwin, ‘Concerning the Work of Margaret Macdonald, Frances Macdonald, Charles Mackintosh and Herbert MacNair: An Appreciation’, 1897, unpublished manuscript, Coll. Glasgow Museums E.46-5x
  • Muir, James Hamilton, with illustrations by Muirhead Bone, Glasgow in 1901, 1st edn, 1901; new edn. White Cockade Publishing, Wendlebury, 2001
  • Neat, Timothy, Part Seen, Part Imagined: Meaning and Symbolism in the Work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Margaret Macdonald, Canongate Press, Edinburgh, 1994
  • Poole, Sue, An Examination of the Life and Work of the Designer James Herbert MacNair ‘A Man More Sinned Against than Sinning’, Master of Design dissertation, University of Liverpool, 1990
  • Rawson, George, Francis Newbery and the Glasgow School of Art, PhD thesis, University of Glasgow, 1996
  • Reekie, Pamela, Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh,, Hunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, 1983
  • Reilly, Charles, Scaffolding in the Sky, George Routledge, London, 1938
  • Scott, Dixon, Liverpool: Painted by J. Hamilton Hay, Described by Dixon Scott, A. & C. Black, London, 1907
  • Sharples, Joseph, Liverpool, Pevsner Architectural Guides, Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 2004
  • Sphinx, magazine produced by students of the School of Architecture and Applied Art, University College, Liverpool
  • Studio, London: the principal articles are:

    White, Gleeson, ‘Some Glasgow Designers and their Work. Part I’, vol.11, 1897, pp.86-100; ‘Some Glasgow Designers and their Work. Part 2’, vol.11, 1897, pp.225-236
    Holme, Charles (ed.), ‘Modern British Domestic Architecture and Decoration’, Special Summer Number, 1901
    Anon., ‘The International Exhibition of Modern Decorative Art at Turin. - The Scottish Section’, vol.26, 1902, pp.91-104
    Holme, Charles (ed.), ‘Modern Design in Jewellery and Fans’, Special Summer Number, 1902
    Wickre, Bille, Collaboration in the Work of Margaret Macdonald, Frances Macdonald, Charles Rennie Mackintosh and J. Herbert McNair, PhD thesis, University of Michigan