Item DC 073/1/1 - Untitled Christmas card

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DC 073/1/1

Title

Untitled Christmas card

Date(s)

  • c1990 (Creation)

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1 item

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Scope and content

Featuring Santa driving a delivery van.

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

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(1923-)

Biographical history

Conrad T J McKenna, born 8th March 1923, was admitted as a student to Glasgow School of Art in December 1939 at the age of 16. WW2 interrupted his studies when he was called up to the RAF in 1942, serving from then until 1946. He returned to Art School in 1946 and was awarded a Diploma in Commercial Art in 1948. He won several prizes and scholarships during his time at GSA, including the Robert Hart Bursary in 1941, the W.O. Hutchison Prize for Drawing in 1948, the Main Scholarship for Commercial Art in 1948 and a £120 Travelling Scholarship in 1949. Conrad was also a member of GSA staff from 1950-1984. His positions included: Visiting Staff, Design & Crafts 1953/54; Assistant, Design & Crafts 1954/55-1965/66; Assistant, General Course 1966/67-1970/71; Lecturer, First Year Course 1971-1972; Supervisor, Evening School 1972-1984. He spent a sabbatical year in 1962-1963 as a visiting lecturer in the Fine Art faculty of the University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Kumasi, Ghana, West Africa, returning to GSA until his retirement in 1984.

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Colour screen print on card

Dimensions: 220 x 150 mm

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1A

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GB 1694 DC 073/1/1

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GB 1694

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ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description - Second edition

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