apparently taken from some firm's house organ. This kind of
"art work" ought to be strongly discouraged.
An interesting feature is to add the students' names to the pieces
of display composition that they have done. Beyond this there is
little to be said. The "Leicester School" unfortunately dominates
most of the teaching of typography in this country, and until this
crippling yoke is thrown off, real progress is impossible.
BRITAIN AT THE PARIS EXHIBITION, 1937
Representative Display at Next Year's Exhibition
his majesty's government in the united kingdom has
accepted the invitation of the French Government to take part in
the International Exhibition to be held in Paris from April to
October, 1937 under the title, "Exposition Internationale de Paris
1937Arts et Techniques dans la Vie Moderne" International
ExhibitionArts and Crafts in Modern Life). In accordance
with the provisions laid down by the International Convention
signed at Paris in 1928 relating to International exhibitions, the
Exhibition will be one "de deuxieme categoric" The Govern
ments of 41 other countries will also be represented.
The Council for Art and Industry, at the invitation of the Govern
ment, will be responsible for the decoration of the United Kingdom
Pavilion and for the selection of the exhibits and their display.
Mr. Oliver Hill, E.R.I.B.A., has been appointed architect, and the
Council have set up a General Committee with special sub
committees to deal with Display, and with the following sections:
Agricultural Exhibits and Rural Industries; Books, Printing and
Illustrations; Dress; Furniture; Leather and Sports Goods;
Plastics; Pottery and Glass; Silver; and Textiles.
The following is the composition of the various committees:
General Committee: Mr. E. R. Eddison, C.B., C.M.C. (Chairman), Sir
William Crawford, K.B.E., Mr. Oliver Hill, F.R.I.B.A., Mr. Geoffrey
Holme, M.B.E., Mr. J. H. Jones, O.B.E., Mr. Claude Taylor, C.V.O.,
O.B.E., Mr. Charles Tennyson, C.M.G., Major A. A. Longden, D.S.O.,
Luplay Sub-CcmmitteeMr. Cliver Hill, F.R.I.B.A. (Chtirman), Miss
Martha ETarris, Mr. Ashky Havinden, Mr. Geoffrey Holme, M.B.E.,
Mr. Hayes Marshall.
(1) Agricultural Exhibits Rural Industries: Sir Hubert Llewellyn Smith,
G.C.B. (Chairman), Miss Bruce, Mr. J. M. Caie, Mr. G. E. Marston,
Mr. J. W. Peck, C.B., Mr. A. G. Roberts, Mr. D. Sharpe, Mr. Christopher
(2) Books, Printing Illustrations: Mr. F. V. Burridge, O.B.E.R.E.,
A.R.C.A. (Chairman), Mr. Noel Carrington, Mr. W. A. R. Collins,
Mr. W. Gaunt, Mr. M. Hardie, C.B.E., Mr. Ashley Havinden, Mr.
Paul Nash, Mr. A. D. Rutherston, A.R.W.S., Mr. A. J. A. Symons,
Mr. J. Wilson.
(3) Dress: Lady Chamberlain, G.B.E. (Chairman), Mr. Samuel Courtauld,
Ll.D., Lady Earle, Mr. Frank J. Farrell, M.Sc., J.P., Miss Martha Harris,
Mr. James Laver, Mr. Thos. Munro, C.B.E., Miss Joyce Reynolds,
Mr. Henry Rogers, Mrs. Alison Settle, Mr. Victor Stiebel.
(4) Furniture: Mr. Maxwell Ayrton, F.R.I.B.A., Mr. Oliver Hill,
F.R.I.B.A., Mr. Geoffrey Holme, M.B.E.
(5) Leather and Sports Goods: Mr. W. L. Stephenson (Chairman), Mr.
K. H. Bishop, Mr. Bernard Darwin, Mr. A. S. Ellis, Mr. H. Hylton
Foster, Sir F. J. Marquis, J.P., The Master of Polwarth, D.L., J.P.,
Mr. Charles Tennyson, C.M.G., Mr. J. W. Waterer, Mr. Harry Wells.
(6) Plastics: Mr. R. Hugh Roberts (Chairman), Mr. A. E. Hodgkin,
Mr. A. S. Hoskin, Mr. Raymond McGrath, F.R.I.B.A., Mr. W. M. C.
Norie, Mr. Geoffrey Holme, M.B.E.
(7) Pottery and Glass: Mr. Ronald Copeland, J.P. (Chairman), Mr. F. V.
Burridge, O.B.E., R.E., A.R.C.A., Mr. Cyril Carter, Mr. W. B. Dalton,
A.R.C.A., Mr. Gordon M. Forsyth, R.I., A.R.C.A., Mr. W. B. Honey,
Mr. Keith Murray, Mr. Geoffrey Pilkington, Mr. H. Trethowan, Mr.
(8) Silver: Mr. C. L. Stocks, C.B. (Chairman), Mr. Geoffrey Holme,
M.B.E., Mr. G. R. Hughes, Mr. M. G. Murphy, Mr. Harold Stabler,
Mr. A. D. Wakely.
(9) Textiles: Sir Thomas D. Barlow, K.B.E. (Chairman), Mr. E. J. Archer,
Mr. G. Fleming Brown, Mr. J. O. M. Clark, Mr. Samuel Courtauld,
Ll.D., Mr. E. W. Goodale, Mr. Geoffrey Holme, M.B.E., Mr. A. W.
Hunt, Mr. McKnight Kauffer, Mr. Christopher Lee,Mr. Hayes Marshall,
Mr. Thow Munro, C.B.E., Mr. W. B. Robertson, Mr. A. G. Webb.
Mr. Frank Pick, as Chairman of the Council for Art and Industry,
and Mr. Oliver Hill, as Architect, are members of all committees;
and Major A. A. Longden, Secretary of the General Committee,
is also a member of all other committees.
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