Item Details

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Image Reference Number: EPBW002_01
Title: Wycombe Technical Institute woodcarviing workshop
Photographer: Edward Sweetland
Date: ca 1922-1924?
Decade: 1920-1929
Places: High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
Description: B/W photographic print showing: Young men practising wood carving in a workshop. This is almost certainly a workshop at the Wycombe Technical Institute. Motto on the beam in the ceiling reads "Man May Hide Himself From You In Any Other Way But He Cannot In His Work".
Notes: Photograph has "wood carving" written in pencil on the reverse. Edward Sweetland embossed stamp is on the mount. Date based on similar photographs in the collection.
Large cabinet in background thought to be designed by Shaw Wilson woodcarving instructor. John Rutland's thesis has colour photo of 'lockers with 'Renaisance Panels' designed by Shaw Wilson c1920.' which appears to be the same piece of furniture.
Concepts:
furniture
,
education
   
Technical Terms & Materials:
wood carving
,
workshops
   
Copyright: contact HWeFA for details about re-use of this image
Collection Title: HWeFA
Object Type: photographic print
Object Dimensions (cm.): 28 x 19.5
Colour Type: black and white
Cataloguer: Oliver Heal
Date Catalogued: Mon Feb 12 00:00:00 GMT 2007
Auto ID Number: 32
Categories: People/ Education, High Wycombe Furniture History/ 1920-1929