LOAN EXHIBITION OF ANTIQUES IN AID OF KUITPO INDUSTRIAL COLONY. R. C. Bald, Compiler.

LOAN EXHIBITION OF ANTIQUES IN AID OF KUITPO INDUSTRIAL COLONY.

September 25th to October 3rd, 1931. Catalogue. Pp. 136 (including advertisements), text illustrations; demy 8vo; pictorial paper wrappers, stapled, faintly soiled and creased, edges slightly chipped and split; partly unopened, with a couple of leaves carelessly opened, fore-corners of several leaves slightly creased, a little light soiling; [Committee of the Loan Exhibition of Antiques], Adelaide, 1931. *The cover design is by Rex Wood. Catalogue of furniture, pottery and porcelain, silver and plate, glass, pictures, jewellery, etc. The Kuitpo Industrial Colony was founded by Methodist minister Samuel Forsyth (1881-1960). 'He envisaged a scheme to start a farm-training settlement to help [unemployed men] gain jobs.... In June 1930 he opened Kuitpo Industrial Colony where men could work for their board and lodging.... after financial struggles it flourished and over 7000 men were helped' [ADB]. The catalogue compiler was Robert Cecil Bald (1901-1965), of the University of Adelaide (later Professor of English at the University of Chicago). Item #144114

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