Drawing Room, Hill House, Helensburgh

The interior of Hill House, Helensburgh contains wonderful examples of Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s designs.

The photos below of the Drawing Room are from two different visits to the house. To preserve the pigments of the fabrics etc I didn’t use flash so some of the photos aren’t as clear as they might be.

Window seat (facing you as you enter the drawing room):-

Hill House, Helensburgh, Drawing Room, Window Seat

Drawing Room Window Seat, Hill House, Helensburgh

Window Seat Niche:-

Window Seat Niche, Drawing Room, Hill House, Helensburgh

Fireplace:-

Drawing Room Fireplace, Hill House, Helensburgh,

Fireplace, Drawing Room, Hill House, Helensburgh

Fire iron:-

Fire Iron, Drawing Room, Hill House, Helensburgh

Cupboard (to left of fireplace in above photos):-

Cupboard, Drawing Room, Hill House, Helesnburgh

Lamp. (As I recall this is not a lamp original to the house but a reconstruction. Some of the carpet are also faithful replavements of originals):-

Lamp , Drawing Room, Hill House, Helensburgh

Located above the fireplace is a gesso panel by Margaret MacDonald Mackintosh:-

Gesso Panel, Drawing Room, Hill House, Helensburgh,

Settee:-

Drawing Room Settee, Hill House, Helensburgh

Windows and lamp:-

Drawing Room Windows and Lamp, Hill House, Helensburgh

Furniture:-

Drawing Room Furniture, Hill House, Helensburgh

Wall decorations, chairs and cabinet:-

Drawing Room, Hill House, Helensburgh,

Recess with piano:-

Drawing Room Piano, Hill House, Helensburgh

Another bench seat. (I can’t remember if this was in the drawing room or not):-

Bench Seat, Drawing Room, Hill House, Helensburgh

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