The Triennale Exposition at Milan was inaugurated present British Minister for Public Instruction Sir David Eccles and Italian Minister of Labour the Hon.
SCENES/CAN N'1-: Outside view of Triennale grounds, various outside views of school and came taken from different angles, looking out from inside of school, pan shot beginning from ceiling and ending with general view of hall, various views of school rooms, visitors come to see school: close ups of same, Minister for Public Instruction hold conference, various views of Minister and of newsmen.
CAN N'2-:Inside views of school rooms, close ups of furniture etc, general views of rooms, other outside views, close ups of desks and blackboards, views of recreation room, close ups of furnishings in this room.
CAN N'3-: Models presented by Italian architects,general views and close ups, views of pottery made by students, furnishings for apartments: kitchen, living room, studies, nursery, etc., various photographs of bungalows.
CAN N'4-: Stained glass window by Cantatere, Ivan Mattee Lombarde (director of Triennale) and the Hon. Togni deliver short speeches, various views of visitors, close ups of British Minister and of Cardinal Mentini Archbishop of Milan, and other city authorities. These guests visit the Triennale. Enclosed pleased find various pamphlets dealing with Triennale, plans of grounds and speeches delivered by various guests.
G. Benetta for Renate Serbelonghi
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Background: The Triennale Exposition at Milan was inaugurated present British Minister for Public Instruction Sir David Eccles and Italian Minister of Labour the Hon. Togni. The exposition deals with modern trends in Architecture, City Plans, and decorative arts and is an international affair. The main theme on which this XII edition of the exposition is based is 'the Home and the School'.
Great Britain participates in these exposition and presents a complete elementary schools 'of standard type' which accommodated 120 pupils and is furnished with all modern comforts. A 'homey' atmosphere reigns over this type school where the spacious rooms are congenial and where the furniture and other appliances are made to measure so as to accommodate the children.