1896 Print over 100 years old Exhibition Road London

£65.95

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Antique print dated 1896.

The page is over 100 years old and in very good condition.

In order to enhance and protect the page we have set in within a bespoke frame and mount.

Frame size 400mm x 370mm. Available also in a brown with gold pencil-line frame, your choice.  RL219.

Entitled – Exhibition Road.

Below the picture an inscription reads:

Exhibition Road. – In this view we are looking down Exhibition Road from the Cromwell Road.

On our left we have the magnificent Natural History Museum and part of the South Kensington Museum, while beyond is seen the great Queen’s Tower of the Imperial Institute.

On the right we have the big square building of the Science and Art Department, which was built on the site of the “International Bazaar” of 1862.

The Science and Art Department is a division of the Education Department, and is under the direction of the Lord President of the Council and the Vice-President of the Committee of Council on Education.

The Principal is Mr. J. C. L. Sparkes.

The courses of instruction pursued in the school have for their object the training of teacchers, male and female, in the practice of art and in the knowledge of its scientific principles, with the view of qualifying them as teachers of art schools, competent to develop the application of art to the common uses of life and to the requirements of trade and manufactures.

The instruction includes the following subjects : freehand, architectural and mechanical drawing;  practical geometry and perspective;  painting in oil, tempera, and water-colours;  modelling, moulding, and casting.

These courses of instruction are open to the public on payment of certain fees, the classes for male and female students meeting separately.

The annual session consists of two terms, each lasting five months, and commencing on the first of March and the first Wednesday of October.

Students properly qualified have full access to the collections of the Museum and Library.

The interesting Patent Museum is also here.

If you buy an item and then see it relisted this is because we occasionally have more than one available, each page is original and not a photocopy.


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