Item NMC/1289 - Sketch of military men with field glasses

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NMC/1289

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Sketch of military men with field glasses

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  • 1909 (Creation)

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(1887-1979)

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Painter and curator, born in Glasgow, where he studied at the School of Art under Maurice Greiffenhagen and Jean Delville, 1906-9, then for a year in Munich. Was married to the artist Josephine Miller. Miller taught at Glasgow School of Art for 20 years from 1910, apart from during World War I, then was keeper and deputy director of the National Galleries of Scotland, 1930-52. He also held positions with the Royal Fine Arts Commission, National Buildings Record and Scottish Council. Wrote, especially on military uniforms. Sometimes signing his work H M, he exhibited at RSW, of which he was a member, and RSA, also RA and Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts. Imperial War Museums and Glasgow Museum and Art Galleries hold his work. Lived for many years in Edinburgh but latterly in Gillingham, Dorset. A E Haswell Miller appears on Glasgow School of Art's First World War Roll of Honour, where he is commemorated as a captain of the Highland Light Infantry. He was decorated with a miltary cross. If you have any more information, please get in touch.

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Gifted by Silvia Percival Prescott (daughter of Josephine and Archibald Haswell Miller), September 2010.

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Dimensions: 364 x 300 mm

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GB 1694 NMC/1289

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GB 1694

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

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