Subseries DC 098/1/4/1 - Artworks

Photograph of Josephine Haswell Miller painting an artwork Photograph of artwork

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DC 098/1/4/1




  • c1910-1938 (Creation)

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24 items

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Scope and content

A variety of paintings and artworks completed by Archibald Haswell Miller and Josephine Haswell Miller, including urban landscapes, portraits, and military scenes. Some of these items are dated to their time as teaching staff at The Glasgow School of Art.

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The items were originally deposited within the folder 'from Sylvia Prescott (xcatalogued) Haswell Miller Related Photos' (DC 098/1/4/1). These items have been arranged into an individual series, 'Artworks' (DC 098/1/4/1). This has altered the original arrangement of the items when they were deposited with The Glasgow School of Art Archives and Collections.

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Biographical history

Haswell Miller was a painter and curator, born in Glasgow, where he studied at The Glasgow School of Art under Maurice Greiffenhagen and Jean Delville, 1906-9, then for a year in Munich. He was married to the artist Josephine Miller. Miller taught at The Glasgow School of Art for 20 years from 1910, apart from during World War I, then was keeper and deputy director of the National Galleries of Scotland, 1930-52. He also held positions with the Royal Fine Arts Commission, National Buildings Record and Scottish Council. He also wrote, especially on military uniforms. He sometimes signed his work H M, and exhibited at RSW, of which he was a member, and RSA, also RA and Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts. Imperial War Museums and Glasgow Museums and Art Galleries hold his work. He lived for many years in Edinburgh but latterly in Gillingham, Dorset. A E Haswell Miller appears on The Glasgow School of Art's First World War Roll of Honour, where he is commemorated as a captain of the Highland Light Infantry. He was decorated with a military cross. If you have any more information, please get in touch.

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Painter in oil, tempera and watercolour, and etcher. Born in Glasgow, she studied art at The Glasgow School of Art under Robert Anning Bell and Maurice Greiffenhagen. Exhibited RA, RSA, in the provinces and in America. Glasgow Corporation and the RSA bought her work. She was married to the artist Archibald E Haswell Miller and lived in Scotland for some years, later settling in Gillingham, Dorset.

She also taught Etching at The Glasgow School of Art from session 1924/25 to 1931/32.

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Application for permission to reproduce should be submitted to The Archives and Collections at The Glasgow School of Art.

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

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  • English
  • Spanish

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Catalogued by Javier Garcia, Intern, Aug 2023.




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