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Caption   Half-length portrait shot of Irish artist George Campbell, o...
Programme   Borderlines  
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Personalities/Groups   Campbell, George (1917 - 1979)
Description   Half-length portrait shot of Irish artist George Campbell, on the set of the RTE/BBC Northern Ireland television series 'Borderlines', during filming in an RTE studio in 1967. He is seated, and is looking to the right of shot. Campbell won many awards for his painting, inclusing the President Hyde Gold Medal (1966) and the Oireachtas prize for landscape (1969). He was a member of the RHA (Royal Hibernian Academy).

'Borderlines' was a 10-part series which discussed the similarities and differences in attittude, to issues of interest to Irish people on both sides of the border. The producer was Pat Kearney; he wrote a brief article about the series in the RTE Guide of 2 June 1967. Douglas Gageby chaired the first programme which was broadcast on 8 June 1967. Former BBC Political Editor John Cole also chaired several programmes, including this edition of the show, which featured a discussion on 'The State and the Arts'. It was broadcast on 27 July 1967.  
Collection   RTE Guide  
Photographer   Bedell, Roy  
Date of photograph   01/Jan/1967
(01/Jan/1967 - 01/Jan/1967)  
Rights holder   RTÉ  
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