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Crafts Advisory Committee


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Article from the Observer: "Sam's circus", 1977 November 13

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 27
Call Number: MSS 14 , Series IV
Scope and Contents: Magazine clipping. Includes an image of Smith in his workshop and an image of his boat wood carvings and an assembled set of Fair Fun for All.
Dates: 1977 November 13

Fair Fun for All , 1976

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 26
Call Number: MSS 14 , Series IV
Scope and Contents: "Fair Fun for All, Sam Smith's simple press-out paper steam roundabout and sideshow attractions, all the parts you need to build the Waterloo Gallopers, the Bearded Lady show, Annie Oakley's shooting range, Gipsy Mona's caravan and the candy floss stall." Includes one sheet of instructions. The remaining sheets are perforated and contain the parts for building.
Dates: 1976

Sam Smith Collection

Call Number: MSS 14
Overview: The collection comprises original work by Sam Smith including ink drawings, mock-ups, hand-carved wooden boats, paper model sets, typescripts, and correspondence.
Dates: 1972-1996, bulk 1972-1979

The Ship of Matrimony, 1973

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 24
Call Number: MSS 14 , Series IV
Scope and Contents: The sheet depicts a miniature boat, a man, and a woman. "The ship of matrimony is a do-it-yourself vessel created specially for the Crafts Advisory Committee." Includes instructions.
Dates: 1973