GB 359 SLG-SA-4
Newspaper cuttings scrapbook: 1
- 1950 to 1954 (Creation)
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An album of newspaper cuttings and ephemera relating to exhibitions at the South London Art Gallery, including: the exhibitions which took place as part of the 1951 Festival of Britain; ‘Spring Exhibition of Art: The Post Office Club of Great Britain’ (1952); and an exhibition of artwork by children from schools in south London (1953).
The cuttings relating to the 1953 ‘Camberwell Old People's Welfare Association: Over Sixties Exhibition - A Display of Handwork’ include several about a woman who sat in her bed in the gallery for a day to show the care she received from nurses.
There are also articles about puppet shows in the gallery (put on by staff and students from Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts) and gramophone concerts.
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There are some loose pages at the back, as well as cuttings in an envelope stuck to the inside back cover. The cover is coming away from the binding at the front.
Southwark Archives ref
RES O/S 708.2 SOU