The journal of design and manufactures
[Original papers:] Specimen of scarlet cloth, by Messrs. R. S. Davies and Sons, of Stonehouse Mills, Stroud, Gloucestershire., p. 170
170 Specimen of Scarlet Cloth. "1st. The course should be such as at once to place the knowledge on a good elementary basis, and at the same time be obviously progressive ; and as far as possible, rendered interesting by the application of principles to examples. "2d. And which is in a measure involved in the first, geometrical knowledge up to a certain point should be systematically incorporated with the elemen- tary tuition, so as to familiarise the mind with proportion and exact form at the outset of its studies. "3d. Whenever there is a choice of teachers, let aptitude to allure to study and awaken a love of excellence in the pupil's mind be the cardinal point guiding the selection. "4th. It should be a paramount object with the conductors and teachers to keep principles and the ulterior objects of the art constantly in view; and plain lectures, in which works of art were analysed and explained, and the peculiar effects of form, grouping, and light and shade in nature, and on cognate subjects, brought clearly before the pupils, would be of the highest value." SPECIMEN OF SCARLET CLOTH, By Messrs. R.. S. Davies & Sons, of Stonehouse Mills, Stroud, Gloucestershire. The above specimen, which has been transmitted through Mr. Levers, of 8 %asinghall Street, agent to Messrs. R. S. Davies and Sons, was exhibited in Class XIL of the Great Exhibition, and has received an award of the Prize Medal for the excellence of the fabric and the brilliancy and intensity of the colour, upon which it is unnecessary for us to comment.
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