Congressional Edition Volume 5977

Congressional Edition Volume 5977

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ...is to-day the basis of the entire instruction in ornamentation. From that comes recognition of the necessity of supplementing the work on the drawingboard by work in materials, in order to arrive at more purposeful and realistic forms. This recognition has led to the establishment of school workshops (the need of which had been urged by Gottfried Semper in his first programme of industrial art education as early as 1851, and the establishment of which had repeatedly been called for in memorials by commissions of experts). The workshops have become, since then, an integral part of all Prussian industrial art and trade schools. They have extended and deepened their courses of study by adding the training of the hand; above all, they have exercised a perceptible influence upon the erection of new schoolbuildings, for in the old ones a combination of drafting rooms and workshops could not always be arranged. In large cities in which the continuation schools may be easily divided into many departments it has been observed that after the drawing lessons have become vocational in their form and subjectmatter, the elementary continuation schools take over a part of the work intended for the evening classes of trade schools. This is plain from the decrease in the attendance of such evening trade classes. Hence arises the need of new plans of organization for the future; in fact, the whole field of industrial art and trade schools is still in a process of evolution and hence a final regulation of the system is as yet impossible. SCHOOLS FOB THE BUILDING TBADES. When the administration of secondary schools for the building trades was transferred to the ministry of commerce there were only 7 institutions of this kind in existence in Prussia, and every year a...show more

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  • Paperback | 302 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 16mm | 544g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236502167
  • 9781236502162