Birds of Paradise


On glaze transfer on Porcelain. Framed in oak.

An Alasdair Gray tile. This is one of the tiles that were made for the “Hillhead Mural” at Hillhead Subway Station. The mural was drawn by Alasdair Gray based on a drawing that previously existed in The Grosvenor Cafe, which was made by his friend and long time colleague, Nichol Wheatley.

This tile is one of three variants made for the finished mural.

Drawn by Alasdair Gray. Transferred onto porcelain by Nichol Wheatley.

This tile has a tiny flaw next to the “o”

Artwork size
600mm wide x 300mm high
Framed size
625mm wide x 330mm high.



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