Alison, David

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Alison, David

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1882-1955

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David Alison, brother of Henry Young Alison, was born in Fife in 1882. He attended The Glasgow School of Art from 1899 to 1901, before being appointed to the staff of the Edinburgh College of Art. At the outbreak of the First World War he joined the Royal Scots and was badly wounded at Gallipoli. Upon return he was appointed head of painting at the ECA. Alison is listed on The School's World War One Roll of Honour. Please contact us if you have any information.

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The Dictionary of Scottish Art and Architecture by Peter J M McEwan

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