J G Jeffs scrapbook

Large scrapbook containing cuttings and photographs relating to Jeffs and his work at Dumfries Museum, and as a craftsman in textiles, wood and clay.   Detail: Group of newspaper cuttings and photograph of Kirkcudbright Academy pupils presenting a puppet show, under the direction of their crafts master, Jeffs. One news cutting is of pupils describing the construction methods used and organisation necessary to stage a puppet show. The show took place at Kirkcudbright Academy during the last few days of term.   Group of photographs of Kirkcudbright Academy pupils working string puppets. Jeffs held the post of crafts master at the school for a few years, from 1945 to late 1947.   Group of photographs of Mr and Mrs Jeffs spinning yarn, working at a loom and combing raw fibres.
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height 572mm, width 387mm, depth 85mm
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DUMFM:1989.9.4.47; DUMFM:1989.9.4.49; DUMFM:1989.9.4.61
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Dumfries & Galloway Council
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