Artist: Hugh Thomson

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Hugh Thomson: his art, his letters, his humour and his charm, M H Spielman and Walter Jerrold, A & C Black. Highways and Byways in Galloway and Carrick, C H Dick, MacMillan, 1916. Dumfries and Galloway: a literary guide, Julia Muir Watt, Dumfries and Galloway Libraries, Information and Archives, Dumfries, 2000. 25th Annual Galloway Exhibition, Bourne Fine Art, at the McGill Duncan Gallery, Castle Douglas (exhibition catalogue, 2003). Kirkcudbright from the Tolbooth illustrated in Highways and Byways in Galloway, Ex cat McGill Duncan Gallery, July 2003 (Stewartry Museum file)


Illustrated the works of Jane Austen, Charles Dickens and George Eliot as well as several Highways and Byways including Highways and Byways in Galloway and Carrick by Rev C H Dick (see bibliography). While touring Galloway illustrating Dick’s Highway’s and Byway’s (see bibliography) in 1914, at the height of national fever about German spies, he was arrested at Maxwellton and detained for questioning at Auchencairn. Watt (see bibliography). The Coast near Abbey Burnfoot, pencil, illustrated in 25th Annual Galloway Exhibition, Bourne Fine (see bibliobraphy)