File 'Joseph Emberton FRIBA / General 1933'

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 1837 DES/EMB/3/16
  • Dates of Creation
      01 Mar - 15 Dec 1933
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      4 pieces (including folder) with 42 cuttings pasted in, all in one large Melinex sleeve

Scope and Content

Pale blue folder of mounted press cuttings, mostly relating to Emberton's own work, including the appearance of some of his Royal Corinthian Yacht Club drawings in an exhibition at the RIBA Galleries; and to wider architectural issues and debates. Includes an article from 'The Listener', 26 July 1933, entitled "Is Modern Architecture on the right track?", which includes a section by Emberton. Files also includes instances of a widely published quotation by Emberton: "if a thing is one hundred percent efficient, it will be beautiful".

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Press cuttings mounted on blue paper.

Archivist's Note

File edited and catalogue number changed by Sue Breakell, 6 August 2010.