Studio: international art — 26.1902

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Home Arts and Industries

TWO PANELS FOR THE DECORATION OF A CHURCH BY MRS. G. F. WATTS AND CLASS (COMPTON)

HE HOME ARTS AND INDUS- the general lack of novelty in design. The happy
TRIES ASSOCIATION. BY exception to this deficiency was the work of the
ESTHER WOOD.

Among the many public
and private teaching bodies for the
development of English handicrafts,
the Home Arts and Industries
Association has won a unique place
by bringing amateuis of all ages
under the discipline of technical
training at competent hands. The
" developed industries " section, in
which groups of trained students
are organised on a professional
basis, becomes yearly a more in-
teresting and vital part of the
Association's work; but the bulk
of what is seen at the annual
exhibition, held in May at the
Albert Hall, is the result of amateur
effort, in no disparaging sense of
the term.

This year's display, which was
opened by Her Majesty Queen
Alexandra, was marked by a high
average of craftsmanship, especially
in the textiles and needlework,
which balanced, in some degree,

CARVED OAK FRAME " HONESTY" BY ISAAC INGRAM (LEIGH)
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