Digital images

Our Digital Gallery contains hundreds of images from unique items in the collection. Please note that limited contextual information is available for some material.

Soviet posters
A collection of posters dated 1917-1930, which demonstrate the visual style of early Soviet era.

Useful as a visual resource and inspiration for work focused on design activity, with specific reference to graphic design in this period.

Curriculum Areas: Art and Design (Standard Grade, Higher, Advanced Higher)


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The ideas factory

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Drawing of Alasdair Gray

Learn about the creative processes used by Scottish writer and artist Alasdair Gray.

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Sally Harrower

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