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James Beattie Michie
(1891 — 1958)

James Beattie Michie was a Scottish artist, architect, and teacher born in Inverness. He was husband to artist Anne Redpath and father to artists David and Alastair Michie who were raised in Hawick.

 

He worked as an architect for the Commonwealth War Graves Committee and Charles Thompson in France, carrying out a number of projects at the Chateau Gloria. He painted murals in Chapelle Sainte-Roseline, though described himself as an architect first, and a painter second. After moving to London, he worked as an architect for Holden & Adams. Michie served in both World Wars, teaching architecture at the West England School of Architecture in Bristol following World War II. He continued to also work as a painter and exhibit works whilst teaching.