Report of the Department of Science and Art of the Committee of Council on Education; With Appendix Presented to Both Houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty Volume . 16

Report of the Department of Science and Art of the Committee of Council on Education; With Appendix Presented to Both Houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty Volume . 16

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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. 1869 edition. Excerpt: ...away easels and' canvasses belonging to the students, a great improvement is effected in the North cloistere, and a considerable amount of space gained. This has enabled me to bring together the greater part of the collection of Terra-cottas, and at the same time, by the withdrawal of the Terra-cotta from the collection of Mediaeval Sculpture, to re-arrange, and greatly improve that beautiful and very much over-crowded collection. An exhibition of works representing several branches of Art manufactures, purchased by the Department at the Paris Exhibition, was formed at one end of the South courts and in a portion of the North court adjoining. These works were kept together irrespective of the the classes of objects to which they belonged, forming in themselves an interesting Exhibition, especially when considered with regard to the-Append, amount of Art knowledge displayed in their designs, combined with--. cheapness of production. Some other specimens of foreign cabinet work Me ptrt m selected as remarkable examples of design and manufacture, irrespective so"MP of cost, such as Fourdinois cabinet, are also exhibited in the South courts. On the North staircase, two stained glass windows have been placed in position, and the walls covered by the large cartoons, designs for works in the new Houses of Parliament. Loans.--The Loan collection has been greatly increased by the in-Loans teresting examples from Abyssinia, before mentioned, lent by Her Majesty. The collection of Venetian glass, lent by Mr. Cooke, exhibited in the South courts. The collection of Dutch pictures, enamels, &c, lent by Mrs. Hope. Dutch By the kindness of the Trustees of the National Gallery, an alteration Pictures, was effected in the hanging of the pictures in the...show more

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  • English
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  • 1236552660
  • 9781236552662