Uncovering the forgotten works of Mackintosh

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The defining image of the Charles Rennie Mackintosh industry might not be any of his buildings, nor those ludicrous high-backed chairs, not even the typeface which adorns almost anything ‘Mockintash’. No, the primary image must be the man himself, as captured by the photographs taken by James Craig Annan in 1893, when Mackintosh was about 25. Darkly handsome, in the most famous image looking forcefully off to the side, and with his prominent bowed scarf and curled moustache, he is the perfect image of the bohemian dreams of the turn of the 20th century.


full article at the Architectural Review