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John MacGilchrist

 (1893 - 1977)
John MacGilchrist was active/lived in New York, California.  John MacGilchrist is known for painting, etching, architecture.

John MacGilchrist

John MacGilchrist (1893-1977)

Born in 1893 in Sterling, Scotland, he studied etching with David Young Cameron in Scotland; Carnegie Tech., Pittsburgh (architecture), 1913-14; Art Student's League, 1926.

He came to the U.S. in 1913 and completed his degree in architecture in 1914 but returned to Scotland and served in the Royal Air Force as gunner, machinist, and kite balloon observer in WWI (he was shot down four times).  MacGilchrist immigrated to the U.S. in 1920 and became well known as an etcher and lithographer of military and commercial aviation subjects.  His work also includes watercolors, oils and drawings of aviation subjects.

One-plane etchings included The Spirit of St. Louis, the Yankee  ...  Displaying 750 of 1824 characters.

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About  John MacGilchrist

Born:  1893 - Sterling, Scotland
Died:   1977 - Coronado, California
Known for:  painting, etching, architecture