Press cuttings book including reviews of exhibitions including the GSA Club, RSA and Glasgow Institute of Fine Art, 1913-1959
Press cuttings book of Archibald McGlashan, artist, b1888
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Administrative / Biographical History
Archibald McGlashan was born in Paisley , Renfrewshire, Scotland, in 1888 and worked as an engineer before deciding to become an artist. He studied at the Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland between 1906-1915, where he was awarded the Haldane Travelling Scholarship in 1912. He worked in Glasgow and later Edinburgh and London, becoming a popular and successful artist, particularly of children. He was a founding member of the Glasgow Society of Painters & Sculptors, a member of the Royal Scottish Academy and exhibited with the Society of Eight in Edinburgh with Lavery, Peploe, William McTaggart, Cadell and others. He taught evening classes at the Glasgow School of Art from 1938.
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Fonds level description compiled by Adele Ashley-Smith, Archivist, 2000-2001. Updated by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 6 September 2001. Updated by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 14 May 2002. Archives Hub description updated by Carrie Skinner, Logjam Project Officer, September 2011
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