File 7 - Paintings of Camberwell

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GB 359 SLG-EX-1961-7


Paintings of Camberwell


  • 1961 (Creation)

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Material relating to the exhibition ‘Paintings of Camberwell’, held at the South London Art Gallery from 18 June to 1 July 1961. Includes: a press release (local and national versions); a copy of a standard letter sent to schools about the exhibition; preliminary lists of pictures to include in the exhibition; a letter to the principal of Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts granting him use of the gallery on 7th, 8th and 9th June [for a temporary exhibition?]; and photocopies of 11 press cuttings, many of which are about a large model (12 feet) for cathedral doors made by children from several London schools, over 2 years, under the guidance of two artist teachers from Camberwell School of Arts. There are also six black-and-white contact prints of the doors.

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The file is likely to be located in offsite storage. If you would like to consult the material, please contact Southwark Local History Library and Archive to arrange an appointment.

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RES 708.2 SOU

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