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' British Art'

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Mr. R. M. Y. GLEADOWE
THIS AFTERNOON'S BROADCAST will trace the history of flat decoration and low reliefs from times before the Conquest down to the present day.
The earliest workers in gold and silver bronze ; the blacksmith. Then fine needlework, metal work, and embroidery, which for centuries have been famous abroad. The art of gardening, and of engraving on wood and metals. Then craftsmanship, which lapsed during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, only to recover its prestige in the Gothic Revival, but never quite its quality of design.
The stimulus given to craftsmanship and design in the nineteenth century was to a certain extent negatived by machinery and mass production. These fine and essentially British Arts are today slowly regaining their mastery of the trade.

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