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date: 27 October 2020

Coia, Emiliolocked

  • Duncan Thomson


Coia, Emilio (1911–1997), caricaturist, was born at 244 Castle Street, Glasgow, on 13 April 1911, the son of Giovanni Coia, an ice-cream dealer, and his wife, Maria Salvatore. His parents, who had married in Govan in 1897, were part of that large émigré community of Italians who moved to ...

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Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh