Item GSAA/EPH/10/76 - Poster for The Glasgow School Of Art Cassina exhibition in Milan

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GSAA/EPH/10/76

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Poster for The Glasgow School Of Art Cassina exhibition in Milan

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  • [Feb 1984] (Creation)

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This poster advertised an exhibtion which showcased the work of design students from The Glasgow School Of Art in the Cassina Gallery in Milan. The exhibition took place as a result of the connections between Cassina Design in Italy and The Glasgow School Of Art. The poster was designed by Gordon Huntly who was the head of graphic design at The Glasgow School Of Art at that time. It was printed in the Foulis Building on an offset lithography printing press. The information on the poster translates as: "Design from Glasgow School Of Art: Cassina in Milan, March 23rd to April 6th. Ceramics. Embroidery and fabrics. Design for furniture, furnishings and industrial products. Jewellery and Silverware. Art Graphics, Illustration. Printed Fabrics".

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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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(fl c1950s-1970s)

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Gordon Huntly was a member of staff at Glasgow School of Art from 1953-1976. During this time he held the following positions: Assistant: Commercial and Graphic Art (Lithography) 1953/54 - 1960/61; Assistant: Graphic Design 1961/62 - 1965/66; Senior Assistant: Graphic Design 1966/67 - 1968/69;  Principal Lecturer: Graphic Design 1969/70 - 1970/71;  Director of Studies: Graphic Design 1971/72 - 1974/75; Senior Lecturer in Charge: Design (Graphic Design) 1975/76.

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Lithograph done in twelve layers of colour on white paper. There is a small tear on the top right hand corner.

Dimensions: 840 x 591 mm

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GB 1694 GSAA/EPH/10/76

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GB 1694

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

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