George R Dalgleish, MA, FSAScot, was born in Galashiels and educated at Edinburgh University. He joined the staff of the then National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland in 1980, and is currently curator of Scottish Decorative Arts in the History & Applied Art Department of the National Museums of Scotland. He was recently involved in the creation of the 18th and 19th century displays of the new Museum of Scotland. His special interests include Scottish ceramics, clocks, Jacobite relics, pewter and silver on which he has published extensively.
George R Dalgleish has written the following TheGlasgowStory essays:
Early times to 1560 - Industry and Technology: Fine Metal Working
The success of the luxury trades of the goldsmith, silversmith and jeweller reflected the wealth and...
1560 to 1770s - Industry and Technology: Fine Metal Working
It is not until the late 17th century that the number of goldsmiths working in Glasgow began to incr...
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