Raeburn is a portrait painter as well as
an engraver. 00000
The Rome Scholarship in Engraving for
1922 has been awarded to Mr. Robert
Sargent Austin, member of the Painter-
Etchers' Society, and a student of the
Royal College of Art, where he won an
exhibition after training at the Leicester
Municipal School of Art. Mr. Austin,
who is now twenty-six, served four years
with the Heavy Artillery during the war.
The piece of needlework by Mrs.
Newberry shown in our colour plate
opposite is an adaptation of an old design
from Turkish Asia Minor. The original
piece of embroidery was probably a bed-
spread, but here it has been used for a
sofa back by repeating this one design
five times. The old piece was worked in a
square stitch alike both sides, very fre-
quently used in Turkish embroidery, but
here cross stitch has been used with back
stitch for the outline. Mrs. Newberry,
who with her husband, Professor Percy
Newberry, well known as a botanist and
Egyptologist, rendered us valuable assis-
tance in the preparation of our recent
Special Number, " A Book of Old
Embroidery," is Vice-President of the
Embroiderers' Guild, and has been run-
ning a class for village women at Ightham
for the past eighteen months in connection
with which much work has been done.
Her scheme is not for commercial pur-
poses but for beautifying the cottage
homes ; the women work cushions, fire-
screens, portieres and other household
pieces. One member of her class has
1 DEAR CHILD-
LET US AWAY:
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Kou) th* lur tides scauuni ftoiu.
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CALL* her once before uou go.
Call once uar.
ChUctrenS voices should be dor
I Oil mux morel toa mochas ear ■■
Children's voices.ujud with pin..
Surely she unit corns, again.
TITLE AND FIRST PAGE OF " THE FORSAKEN
MERMAN '' (MATTHEW ARNOLD). WRITTEN
BY BEATRIX HOLMES, GILDING AND
ORNAMENT BY M. C. BOWERLEY
(Society of Scribes and Illuminators)