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Object Type: Print
Artist/Maker: Aiken, John MacDonald
Media/Materials: ink on paper
Dimensions: image size: 25 cm x 17.4 cm; overall: 33.5 cm x 20.9 cm
A portrait engraving of an elderly bearded gentleman before a map of Scotland. Edition 16/40.
A RSA Portrait painter who was head of Gray's 1911-1914.
Former student and award winner John M Aiken would become Head of Gray's School of Art in 1910, a time of trial and reorganisation, when the school became known as the "Aberdeen School of Arts and Crafts, Gray's School of Art." This was to possibly encourage a relationship with local industries. Around this time, courses for stone-cutters, masons, plumbers, painters and decorators, cabinetmakers and even watch and clock makers were available.
Object Number: ABDRG2010.363