Morton, Robert H

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Morton, Robert H

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Robert Harold Morton was born in Stirling on the 13th March 1892 to Nora Morton and Robert Morton, a master ironmonger. He studied drawing and painting at The Glasgow School of Art from 1908 to 1911. During the First World War he served in the Artists Rifles regiment. From 1920 to 1924 he attended the Edinburgh School of Art. He was an active member of the Society of Scottish Artists, and exhibited widely throughout his career. He died in 1965. Robert H Morton is listed in the School's World War One Roll of Honour. The Glasgow School of Art's student registers also contain a Robert H Morton who studied in 1901 and worked as an architect's apprentice, but we have no further details regarding this student. If you can confirm which Robert H Morton the Roll of Honour refers to, or have any more information, please get in touch.



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