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Studio: international art — 30.1904

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Art in British New Guinea

SMOKER'S CABINET BY BERTRAM ASHWORTH

designing can be good apart from a knowledge of
the material in which it is intended to be carried
out.

" I believe many industries have reached a stage
where they can only be developed hopefully by our
having more care for their quality and more love
for their beauty," said Mr. Lethaby in an address
delivered at the Birmingham and Midland Institute
in 1901. "Where it may seem impossible or even
unadvisable to attempt to change the character of
a given manufacture, it might often be found
delightfully interesting, and unexpectedly profitable,

PORTION OF APPLIQUE AND BY HELENA SHAW

EMBROIDERED SIDEBOARD CLOTH

to have an experimental business within an estab-
lished business. A quality department in a
quantity business must bring reputation; frequently,
I think, it would be found after fair trial to have
brought profit; occasionally it would be found to
save a dangerous situation."

Manufacturers desiring to make Mr. Lethaby's
suggested experiment might do worse than seek
assistance amongst craftsmen trained at the Mount
Street School of Art.

DESIGN FOR ELECTRIC LIGHT BY

FITTINGS IN BRIGHT STEEL BERTRAM ASHWORTH

ART IN BRITISH NEW
GUINEA.—BY C. PR^ETORIUS,
F.S.A.

Those unacquainted with the con-
ditions of Papuan life might imagine the inhabitants
of British New Guinea free from anxieties, leading a
lazy existence in a beautiful country, with the occa-
sional excitement of fights with neighbouring tribes,
followed by feasting. Notwithstanding the open-
air savage life, the Papuan is a restless sleeper.
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