By Mr. A. J. Loughton ("Albo"), Winner of "Arts & Crafts" Silver Medal.

The Carved Oak Pulpit in the Nave of Southwell Minster.

The Carved Oak Pulpit in the Nave of Southwell Minster.

(Details shown on pages 37, 38, 39.)

Mercians in the Trent. His consort, Queen Ethel-burga, is seen at the left hand of Saint Augustine, at whose right is the central group of the Virgin and Child, to whom the church is dedicated.

We feel encouraged to invite another photographic competition on the same lines as have governed this one. Particulars will be found on another page. The field is such an exceedingly rich one that we trust that next time there will be a much larger number of competitors.

The Canopy of the Carved Oak Pulpit in Southwell Minster.

The Canopy of the Carved Oak Pulpit in Southwell Minster.

Photographed by Mr. A. J. Loughton ("Albo"), Winner of "Arts & Crafts" Silver Medal.

To a correspondent who asks how to prevent her photographs from "curling after being mounted," we would suggest that, when using plain mounts, she dampen both the mounts and prints, letting them dry together under pressure.

Should a bookseller be a bibliophile or not ?" someone asks. That is an open question. If he is not he executes his orders with commercial precision, is content with the fair, reasonable - not mania-value - profit on his wares; if he is he is apt to know too much, and the Spaniards have astory of a certain bookdealer who found himself compelled, by the exigencies of business, to sell the most valuable book of his shop, followed the buyer to his room, killed him, took possession of the book, was brought to trial for his crime, and never spoke a word of repentance until witnesses proved that the book was not a unique copy.

Do not begin to paint with your palette knife until you have learned to make pictures with your brush.

Details of the Statues of the Virgin and Child, Saint Augustine, and Queen Ethelburga,

Details of the Statues of the Virgin and Child, Saint Augustine, and Queen Ethelburga, on the Carved Oak Pulpit in Southwell Minster. Photographed by Mr. A. J. Loughton (" Albo"), Winner of "Arts & Crafts " Silver Medal,

Our Prize Photographs Of Wood Carving In Churches

Our Prize Photographs Of Wood-Carving In Churches

Details of the Statues of Queen Ethelburga and Bishop Paulinus

(Reputed Founder of the Church, a.d. 630) on the Carved Oak Pulpit in Southwell Minster.

Photographed by Mr. A. J. Loughton ("Albo") Winner of "Arts & Crafts" Silver Medal