Correspondence relating to HAR winning an International Grand Prix in the Conté Drawing Competition, part of the International Congress on Art Education, Drawing and Applied Art to Industry, held in Paris.

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 1837 DES/RHZ/2/2/1
  • Dates of Creation
      14 July - 05 October 1937
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      11 pieces

Scope and Content

Papers include a presscutting announcement inviting applications to the competition; letters from Isabel Barnes, Hon Secretary of the British Committee of the Congress; a cutting of the original notice of the competition; the Administrator-Director of Crayons Conté, Pari; a letter from E Davies, Secretary to the Willesden Local Higher Education Committee, regarding a poster designed by HAR to advertise evening classes at the Techincal College, and also referring to his award in the Congress's competition; a photocopied presscutting from a local Willesden newspaper reporting HAR's award; and a photocopied presscutting from the Willesden Monthly Illustrated featuring an illustration by HAR for Grimm's fairy tale.

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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Paper, ink

Archivist's Note

Created by Sue Breakell

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