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Identifier: internationalstu60newy
Title: International studio
Year: 1897 (1890s)
Subjects: Art Decoration and ornament
Publisher: New York
Contributing Library: Robarts - University of Toronto
Digitizing Sponsor: University of Toronto

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AMI KM AN TII.KWORK IN Till. \\>\\\MK. IIISKV MKK( I:K to preserve the art of hand-wrought iron in thiscountry are deserving of great creilit, and theirmany excellent achievements of mixlern crafts-manshi|> and clesign have not failed to remintl usof its value. An interesting substitute for leaded has been discovered by .Mr. John Hacon.

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BATIK W.\LL HAM.I.Sl. DESIGNED BY BERTR.AM C. H.\RT.MANN E.XECCTED IN MEYER STIDIOS When Mr. Harvey Chatfield disregarded theusual flaunting grapes, winecups, dishes of goldand jjearls of tradition in his binding of a rareedition of Omar, and substituted, instead, a sin-gle ilesign of exquisite grace and precision, neitherround nor oval, but representing the full bliH)m ofthe rose—a new departure was made in an oldand venerable craft. I he high-water mark in theart of Ixxikbinding was supposed to have beenreached in the gorgeous, elal>orate and intricategold-tooled bindings of the French. To Mr.Chatfield, however, the binding of a Ixjok is tohold something, and not merely a surface tocover. As its construction, or forwarding, mustreveal its strength and solidarity, so its decora-tion must suggest, not in hackneyed symlK>l, butin tone ami feeling, the character of its contents. L.XX.XI.X National Society of Craftsmen In the Spring of 1911 the American WomansLeague sent an exhib

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bookid:internationalstu60newy bookyear:1897 bookdecade:1890 bookcentury:1800 booksubject:Art booksubject:Decoration_and_ornament bookpublisher:New_York bookcontributor:Robarts___University_of_Toronto booksponsor:University_of_Toronto bookleafnumber:100 bookcollection:robarts bookcollection:toronto

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