Alasdair Macfarlane ( 1902-1960)

Born Ballymartin, Tiree 26/9/1902; Gaelic speaking, later bilingual. Self-taught artist. Moved to Glasgow 1922. Worked on ships for P Henderson & Co.. Joined Clyde Navigation Trust in 1929. Drew ships for Evening Citizen newspaper, Glasgow from 1929. Exhibited 1932-7. Served with Ministry of War Transport in London 1940-45 and re-joined Clyde Navigation Trust. Produced private and commercial work latterly and ship drawings for Glasgow Evening Times 1950-60. Died from heart attack 1960. Produced posters for BR.

Produced artwork for Scottish Region series.


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