Fusion: Deakin Exhibits Online

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  • Collection: Prahran Technical School plate glass negatives

Prizes for poster advertising were awarded to students in the art classes. In 1931 judging for the award was done by Mrs Isabel Tweddle and Mr George Bell, artists of high repute for a poster advertising the Tweddle Hospital Dance.

This exhibition of a furnished room illustrates the wide range of items created by students at the Prahran Technical School. From other examples in the collection it seems the nest of tables and the lounge suite in these styles were commonly produced…

Prahran Technical School held an exhibition of work by students each year. During the 20s and 30s the exhibitions were mounted at the Prahran City Hall for 3 days. An Inspectors Report of 18th July 1931 records "Very good work indeed is being done by…

Classes for returned soldiers began at the school on 1918 as part of the Commonwealth and State Governments repatriation schemes. Many suffered physical and psychological damage. The principal's report of 1919 expresses concern for these students of…

The front cover of a ledger which records the sale of School student works, including item description and purchase price.

A purchase slip in which the creator of the work, Ebby Barns, both authorises the Council of Prahran Technical School to sell the works (a foot-stool and a coat hanger) to her
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