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By Gary Nisbet
Margaret Cross Primrose Findlay

Born in Glasgow, she trained under Archibald Dawson at GSA , winning a Guthrie Award which enabled her to study in Italy.

She exhibited at the RGIFA , 1925-35, and RSA , 1928-34, mainly ideal pieces including, Blind (1925), The Bathers (1926), Dorothy (1928), and Morning Song (1935).

An expressive modeller of small animals, she modelled the unicorn and interior figures at Glasgow's Mercat Cross (1929-30), and also produced lead garden ornaments.

She was an art teacher at Sir John Maxwell School, Hillhead High School, and King's Park Primary School, and lived at 30 Falkland Mansions, Hyndland. She retired in 1966.


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