W R Mainds' watercolour sketch of a back stair and cobbled backcourt in Stockwell Street, 1891. The curved stair leads up to the first floor of a house that was reputedly occupied by the Earls of Argyle and their retinues on their visits to the city in the 17th century.
Reference: Sp Coll Bh12-x.3
Glasgow University Library, Special Collections
back stairs, chimneys, cobbles, courtyards, crow-stepped gables, mansions, slums, windows