Item DC 073/1/69 - The Flemings Ship Christmas Greetings from Crail

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DC 073/1/69


The Flemings Ship Christmas Greetings from Crail


  • 1982 (Creation)

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Christmas greetings card with print of three kings travelling towards a star on a ship as the ship's captain looks on. Featuring message inside.

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Born Dumbarton. Painter in oil and watercolour and illustrator; marine, landscapes, especially churches, also some continental scenes and in Connecticut. Studied at Glasgow School of Art and Art Student's League in New York. Became a follower of Eric Ravilious, John Nash, Gillies(qv) and Wilson. During WW2 he served at sea, providing him with experience and knowledge on which his later marine paintings were based. Senior tutor Glasgow School of Art for many years. Reputedly 'witty, inventive, moodily dramatic'. Elected RSW 1960. Outstanding contributor to the affairs to the affairs of the RGI, serving as secretary for many years. Exhibited regularly RSA 1948-85 & GI(101) 1947-86, after 1981 from Rockhouse, 23 Shoregate, Crail, Fife. Represented in Dundee AG, Glasgow AG, Paisley AG. Member of staff at the Glasgow School of Art: Assistant: Design & Crafts 1947/48 - 1964/65, Senior Assistant: Design & Crafts 1965/66, Senior Assistant: General course 1966/67 - 1970/71, Senior Tutor: Design 1971/72 - 1974/75, Registrar 1975/76 - 1977/78

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Colour print on card

Dimensions: 215 x 210 mm

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GB 1694 DC 073/1/69

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GB 1694

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


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