World War I: The Women's Fundraising Efforts

A small display presented in the Glasgow School of Art library in April 2014, this exhibition presented pieces of work created by women artists in order to raise money for the British Red Cross Society and similar charities.
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NDS/GB/42 - Cushion cover designed by Jessie Wylie Newbery and made by her mother Mrs Rowat for the GSA Needlework Exhibition c1916.

- Cushion cover designed by Jessie Wylie Newbery and made by her mother Mrs Rowat for the GSA Needlework Exhibition

GSAA/P/1/624 - Ann Macbeth (far left) in a professional painting class in the GSA

- Ann Macbeth (far left) in a professional painting class in the GSA

GSAA/P/1/181 - Ann Macbeth and another women in the GSA. Ann Macbeth was involved in the production of the GSA Needlework Exhibition.

- Ann Macbeth and another women in the GSA. Ann Macbeth was involved in the production of the GSA Needlework Exhibition.

GSAA/P/1/1136 - Dorothy Carleton Smyth in fancy dress with Alec Milne. Dorothy Smyth also contributed to the GSA Needlework Exhibition. In 1933 she was appointed the first woman director of the GSA, but unfortunately died before she could take up the post.

- Dorothy Carleton Smyth in fancy dress with Alec Milne. Dorothy Smyth also contributed to the GSA Needlework Exhibition. In 1933 she was appointed the first woman director of the GSA, but unfortunately died before she could take up the post.

Edmund Dulac's picture book for the French Red Cross, c1916

Edmund Dulac's picture book for the French Red Cross,

WWI - The Women's Fundraising Effort. Exhibition captions for the original library display.

WWI - The Women's Fundraising Effort. Exhibition captions for the original library display.

GSAA/EPH/9 - Ephemera from the Needlecraft Exhibition 1916. Photograph of the exhibition.

- Ephemera from the Needlecraft Exhibition Photograph of the exhibition.

3. GM/10 -Embroidered bag by Grace Melvin from the Glasgow School of Art Archives and Collections

-Embroidered bag by Grace Melvin from the Glasgow School of Art Archives and Collections

3. GM/10 - Embroidered bag by Grace Melvin. More information can be found on Grace Melvin on the GSA Archives and Collections Catalogue linked.

- Embroidered bag by Grace Melvin. More information can be found on Grace Melvin on the GSA Archives and Collections Catalogue linked.


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