Skip to main content
See & Do

Hamish Basil Macpherson

This unique collection comprises several car drawings made by sculptor Hamish Basil Macpherson (1915-2005) while working in the motor industry in the 1950s.

About the artist

Hamish (Henry) Basil Macpherson (1915-2005) was a sculptor who trained at Central School of Arts and Crafts, London under John Skeaping (1901-80), from 1934-39. Following the Second World War he returned there to teach.

What’s in the collection?

This archive comprises seven beautifully stylistic car design drawings by Macpherson, made when he worked in the motor industry in the 1950s. These are important materials for tracking the work of sculptors within manufacturing and industry.


Search the archive catalogue

Find more information about the Hamish Basil Macpherson archive in our online catalogue.


Search the archive catalogue

Visiting the Archive of Sculptors’ Papers

The archive is free to use, but visits must be booked in advance so that we can get items ready for viewing.

Visits can be booked Tuesday to Friday, 10:00–17:00.

Book a visit

This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Getting here

Henry Moore Institute

74 The Headrow
United Kingdom

T:  01132 467 467