Item NMC/0623A - The Happy Tree

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The Happy Tree


  • 1920s (Creation)

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1 of 2

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Sheets of decorative calligraphy.

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Biographical history

William Reid Hunter was born in Alloa on the 24th of February 1896 to Nellie Lennox Hunter (née Reid) and George Hunter, a grocer. He studied drawing and painting at The Glasgow School of Art for a year in 1914 before enlisting with the Royal Army Medical Corps. He returned to the School in 1918, where he continued to study drawing and painting until 1924 while working as a teacher. He is listed on the School's World War One Roll of Honour.

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(fl c1920s)

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Mr & Mrs Thompson, Sept 1994.

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Black and red ink on paper; watercolour detail

Dimensions: 287 x 193 mm

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GB 1694 NMC/0623A

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GB 1694

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


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