Alf Webster: Glasgow’s Lost Genius, Dr George Rawson

Dr George Rawson discusses the Glasgow School of Art in the early 20th Century. Alf Webster attended Glasgow School of Art between 1903 and 1907 as an evening student and the talk examines Webster’s student career against the background of the school’s educational regime during the period 1899-1915 when it was one of the leading schools in Europe.

Dr George Rawson, fine art and design librarian at the Glasgow School of Art 1977-2006, is an art historian with a special interest in 19th century British art education the Glasgow Style and the Arts and Crafts Movement.