Item NMC/0190 - Head of woman

Open original Digitised item

How to download this image:

Click/tap the above image to see a larger version. When this appears in your browser, you can download it with a right-click on a PC or MAC, or long-tap on a touch-screen device, then select save image...

Please click here if you would like to request a larger, high-resolution version ›


Creative Commons - click here to find out moreThis image is provided under a Creative Commons BY-NC-SA License. You can download this version for private study or non-commercial use. For further information about acceptable usage, please review the 'Copyright and Terms & Conditions' document in the Policies & Guides area. If you are seeking permission to publish, please contact us ›

Key Information

Reference code



Head of woman


  • c1910s-1920s (Creation)

Level of description




Content and Structure

Scope and content

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

General Information

Name of creator


Biographical history

Murray was born in Aberdeen and studied at The Glasgow School of Art for three years. He served with the ‘White Army’ in Russia from 1918-1920, joining a diverse group of counter-revolutionary forces who fought against the Bolsheviks. On his return to Glasgow, Murray won the Prix de Rome for etching and studied at the British School in Rome from 1922-1925. He travelled extensively in Europe but came back to Glasgow in 1926 to teach engraving at the School of Art (he taught ood engraving 1926/27, colour book printing 1927/28, metal engraving 1930/31, etching 1931/32), and later lived in Leeds and Middlesex. Died 17 March 1954 in London. There was a Memorial exhibition at Temple Newsam, Leeds, 1955.

Archival history

Custodial history

Physical Description and Conditions of Use

Conditions governing access

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical Description

etching on paper

Dimensions: 257 x 192 mm

Finding aids

Related Material

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related materials

Related descriptions

Notes area

Alternative identifier(s)


Place access points

People and Organisations

Genre access points


Level of detail

Processing information




Digitised item (Master) rights area

Digitised item (Reference) rights area

Digitised item (Thumbnail) rights area

Accession area

Related people and organisations

Related genres

Related places