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Artwork - Ceramics - Ballarat School of Mines Sherry Glasses, c1951

From the Collection of Federation University Australia Art Collection Artworks are displayed at Federation University Australia campuses at Ballarat, Gippsland (Churchill), Stawell and Horsham. Victoria

Description
Two hand thrown ceramics 'sherry glasses' with the Ballarat School of Mines shield in oxide. The glasses are houses in a small blue and white lidded box.

Gift of Bill Garner, 2019
Size
5.5 x 5.9 cm ea
Object Registration
A01797
Keywords
marjorie garner, leslie garner, geoff mainwaring, neville bunning, alumni, ceramics, ballarat school of mines, ballarat junior technical school
Historical information
Marjorie Evelyn GARNER

Although not a fully enrolled student, Majorie Garner attended Pottery classes at the Ballarat School of Mines run by Neville Bunning. She also took advantage of other classes offer to 'non-students' such as oil painting classes for women run by Geoff Mainwaring. These popular extension programmes promoted the Ballarat School of Mines and their Technical Art School, especially among middle-class women who would otherwise have had little connection with the institution.

Majorie was married to Leslie Garner, the Principal of the Ballarat Junior Technical School, a division of the Ballarat School of Mines.
When Made
c1951
Made By
Marjorie Garner (Ceramicist)
Last updated
26 Mar 2019 at 4:20PM