Keswick School of Industrial Arts

The Largest Collection of Keswick School of Industrial Arts In One Place

Welcome to our new KSIA website where you will find items for sale from several arts and crafts guilds as well as info specific to the Keswick school of industrial arts KSIA and the Keswick Home Industries KHI.
The site will continually grow with information as well as a changing stock.
The items for sale are a part of our shop stock but not all so if there is something you are looking for that isn't shown please get in touch.
We hope you enjoy looking at the stock and that you find the information informative and helpful.

Interior of the Keswick school of industrial arts

Workers at the school C1900;standing left to right;J.Richardson;T.Sparke;H.Stabler;Unknown;J.Sparke;R.Temple(holding jardiniere) front row seated;Unknown;H.Maryon;J.Sparke(holding flagon)

Workers outside the school C1900;standing left to right; Unknown;T.sparke;J.Sparke;H.Stabler;R.Temple;J.Sparke Front row seated;Unknown;H.Maryon;J.Richardson(holding hammer)

Showing R.Temple and J.Richardson either side of plaque.The Three Sparke brothers standing behind.H Stabler looking dapper on the right.All others as yet unknown.Young boy sat to front appears in the next image in Ireland.

Rare photo of the Keswick school stand demonstrating Art Metal Working for the Dept of Agriculture & Technical Instruction for Ireland.Thomas Sparke and his future wife are there as is the young boy pictured above.Most probably around 1903/4 before T.Sparke went to Youghal to help them set up their guild.