Sketchbooks belonging to Jean H Irwin, student of the Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

This collection contains:

Sketchbook - pencil drawings: landscape and portrait [15 folios] 1931-1932

Sketchbook - pencil drawings: landscape and portrait [15 folios] 1933

Sketchbook - pencil drawings: landscape and portrait [8 folios] 1936-1937

Sketchbook - pencil drawings: landscape and portrait, sketches of costume [38 folios] 1938

Sketchbook - generally portraits [46 folios] 1940-1965

Administrative / Biographical History

Jean H Irwin was born on 25 April 1905. She studied painting and drawing as a day student at Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland, from 1923-1928. She was awarded her Diploma in 1927 and the following year studied metalwork in the afternoon and evening classes at GSA.

Arrangement

The sketch books are arranged chronologically.

Conditions Governing Access

Glasgow School of Art Archives and Collections are open for research by appointment.

Other Finding Aids

An item level list of the collection is available in the search room.

Alternative Form Available

No known copies.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

There are no physical characteristics that affect the use of this material.

Archivist's Note

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. Item level descriptions imported from Word document by Kimberly Sommerville, Archives Assistant, 8 February 2010. Archives Hub description updated by Carrie Skinner, Logjam Project Officer, September 2011

Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with Glasgow School of Art Archives and Collections standard procedures.

Custodial History

Unknown.

Related Material

Further information concerning Jean H. Irwin may be gained from the GSA's collection of newspaper cuttings available in the search room.

Bibliography

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