ARTS AND CRAFTS CLUB
LECTURE BY MB BLAIR MASON
The last meeting of the year of the Dunedin Art and (..'rafts Club was held in the School of Art last evening, when there was a largo attendance oi members and friends. The greater part of the programme Ava*> provided by the Dunedin Photographic Society.
Mr *.L Blair Mason gave an enjoyable and interesting lecture on the. subject of • The Plcnsurcs of Photography. He omitted the more technical parts oi the subject, and gave, the hearers an entertaining account of Ins own connection with the. art, which extended hack to the time when he lived in Victoria. He thought, photographv had a good deal to teach them as art students, and they could not do bettor than take it up as a study. If they followed tho art assiduously they would find that it induced a breadth of treatment and breadth of effect. In regard to the pleasures of the art. they could not be enjoyed without making efforts. A number of lan tony slides were shown to illustrate Mr Mason's remarks. At the conclusion of his remaiks Mr Mason was accorded a vote of thanks by acclamation. Thanks were also given to the cither members of the Photographic Society for assisting.
The latter part of the evening \va.< of a social character. Refreshments were dispensed. and a programme of musical and elocutionaly items was given by member.and visitors.
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ARTS AND CRAFTS CLUB, Evening Star, Issue 15630, 22 October 1914