Ramsay, C Cameron

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Ramsay, C Cameron

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Colin Cameron Ramsay was born in Bridge of Allan, Stirlingshire on 13 Dec 1891, one of three children of Isabella Ramsay and Colin Campbell Ramsay, a Photographer. Colin Cameron Ramsay attended The Glasgow School of Art from 1909 to 1919, taking both evening and day classes in painting and drawing and life drawing. He served in the First World War with the King's Own Scottish Borderers. After the war, he was an amateur painter, who exhibited at the Royal Scottish Academy and the Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts. He appears to have immigrated to British Columbia, Canada. He died in 1966. Colin Cameron Ramsay is commemorated on The Glasgow School of Art's First World War Roll of Honour.

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Sources: the Dictionary of Scottish Art and Architecture by Peter J M McEwan; Scotland's People: http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk.


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