Studio: international art — 44.1908

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The National Competition, 1908

PUNCH BOWL

BY C. E. CUNDALL (LEVENSHULME & MANCHESTER)

The national competition

OF SCHOOLS OF ART, 1903.

A welcome improvement was manifest in
the National Art Competition work shown this
year, and the masters and students of the depart-

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mental schools are to be congratulated upon an
exhibition that appeared in some respects to com-
pare favourably with almost any of its predecessors.
Some of the apparent improvement may, however,
be due to the fact that the place of exhibition was
incomparably better than any of those in which
the competition works
have been shown in other
years. This year’s exhibi-
tion was held in a building
that forms part of the ex-
tension of the Victoria
and Albert Museum, and
will be used as the Science
Library when the re-
arrangements now in pro-
gress are completed. The
Science Library is lofty,
spacious and beautifully
lighted, and the disposi-
tion and arrangement of
the competition works
left little to be desired.

It was among the ex-
amples of applied art in
the exhibition that the
advance in quality was
chiefly seen, and this, of
course, is as it should be,
for the application of art

SILVER AND RUBY LUSTRE

BY C. E. CUNDALL (LEVENSHULME & MANCHESTER)
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