The Kibble Palace, Botanic Gardens, Great Western Road, Glasgow

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RIBApix ref no RIBA47553
Architect/DesignerKibble, John (1815-1894)
Artist/PhotographerLambert, Sam (1927-1981)
CountryUK: Scotland
Subject Date1872
Image Date1964
Library ReferenceAP Box 173 Glasgow II
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Part of this glasshouse originally formed a conservatory constructed by the inventor and engineer, John Kibble, at his home at Coulport, Loch Long in 1865. It was dismantled in 1872 and transported to the Botanic Gardens where it was re-assembled and enlarged.

Subject tags

glass, botanical gardens, water features, cast iron, glasshouses