Library Association Record Volume 5

Library Association Record Volume 5

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...it is quite plain, but on the west elevation over the entrance there is a large mosaic panel showing two seated female figures, one representing Sculpture and the other Painting, from the design of Mr. Gerald Moira, Professor of Painting at the Royal College of Art, South Kensington. In the basement provision has been made for classes in the applied arts, including plaster work, repousse, enamel, marble and stone-carving, wood-carving and cabinet vork, pottery, lithography and bookbinding. The ground floor contains a light and shade classroom, a model and freehand classroom, and a lectureroom capable of seating:50 students. The first floor provides for a painting-classroom, an architectural classroom, a design-room and library, and an elementary modelling-room. The second floor has a life-room, an antiqueroom, a life-modelling room, a headmaster's room, and studio with a conservatory for plants for use in the school. The necessary cloakrooms, lavatories and teachers' rooms are also provided. The new school will aflord accommodation for 600 students working simultaneously, and will be opened for teaching purposes at the beginning of session 1903-4. The class for painters and decorators' work will be held in the upper portion of the old school. The Central Higher Grade School in Woodhouse Lane was opened in November, I889, the cost being about 50,000. It has a primary day school with 1,156 scholars and a large secondary department with 460 scholars. For many years this school was regarded as the finest of its type in the country. The Pupil Teachers' College in-Great George Street was opened in July, 1902, at a cost of about 55,000. It is the finest and best-equipped school-erected by the Leeds School Board, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 292 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 526g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236882512
  • 9781236882516