Annual Report, 1928, Napier Society of Arts & Crafts

Hawke's Bay Art Society (Incorporated)
Ball & Co.
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Annual Report of the Napier Society of Arts & Crafts for 1928.

Edition includes: names of the officers (President was Sir R D Douglas Maclean), a write-up of the events of the year preceding, a statement of accounts and a list of the members.

Significant notes are:
Four annual exhibitions had good numbers but poor sales, the Medici prints were exhibited and there was a section for Commercial Art

Medici prints are on loan to various Hastings and Havelock North secondary schools

An Art Union raffle was held, which raised a significant amount for the Art Gallery Fund

Mr & Mrs Hipkins went to England for 12 months, taking £100 to purchase pictures for the society

Fifth annual exhibition will be open to artists all over New Zealand instead of just local artist for the first time.
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Height x Width: 270 x 215mm
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gifted by Mrs J Overy
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708, 7944, 76909


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