Collection DC 078 - Student work by Jeanne (Jane) Wilson

Printed page of images featuring embroidery and calligraphy work Printed page of photographs featuring female students

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DC 078


Student work by Jeanne (Jane) Wilson


  • 1930-1934 (Creation)

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5 Items

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A small collection of work in design and ornamentation produced by Jeanne (Jane) Wilson during her time as a student at The Glasgow School of Art from 1930 to 1934. Collection includes:

  • Printed page of images detailing student work, [1932]
  • Printed page of photographs of female students outside GSA, 1934
  • Hand-bound booklet of written work titled ‘Notes on the History of Illumination’, [1930-1934]
  • Circular paint and ink decorative design featuring various repetitive marks, shapes and a floral motif [1930-1934]
  • Large ring-bound, handmade book of written work titled ‘History of Ornament’ [1930-1934]

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(fl 1930-1934)

Biographical history

Jeanne Wilson, born 25 June 1912, studied as a day student at the Glasgow School of Art from 1930-1934. According to the general register, Wilson studied Painting and Drawing in her first year and subsequently studied Design. During this period, her local authority is listed as Chapelton. In 1934, she was awarded a diploma in Design and Decorative Arts.

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Custodial history

Donated by Nan Rains, Dec 2011.

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Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of material.

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  • Catalogue exported from Archon and imported into AtoM during system migration, 2018-2019.
  • Catalogued by Kiah Endelman Music, SGSAH intern, May 2023




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