The Colonial Merchants of Glasgow: Townhouses and Landed Estates GOMA Friday 9th October, 2015

Glasgow Merchants House

Glasgow Merchants House

The Colonial Merchants of Glasgow: Townhouses and Landed Estates 

Gallery of Modern Art

Friday 9th October, 2015

1pm – 3pm

This talk traces the development of Glasgow’s New Town, an area now known as the Merchant City. Tobacco lords, sugar princes and slave-owners influenced the development of the burgeoning city, including urban layout and architectural design in large Palladian mansions. This talk also examines the merchants’ landed estates located around areas of greater Glasgow. 

Guest Speaker: Dr. Stephen Mullen, University of Glasgow

Gallery of Modern Art, 1 Royal Exchange Square, G1 3AZ 

Cost: Free event but places are limited, booking is essential.

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For more information contact: or call 0141 418 6530

Gallery of Modern Art – Royal Exchange Square Glasgow G1 3AH GB

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