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William Morris (1834-1896) /

By: Contributor(s): Language: English, German, French Publication details: Köln ; New York : Taschen, ©1999.Description: 175 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 30 cmISBN:
  • 3822866172
  • 9783822866177
Subject(s): LOC classification:
  • N6797.M5885 F534 1999
Contents:
Biography : William Morris (1834-1896) -- The start : Oxford Union Library -- William Morris at home -- Interior design -- (Standen -- Wightwick Manor) -- Public commissions -- (Queen's College Hall -- The Armoury and Tapestry Room, St James's Palace -- The Green Dining Room, South Kensington Museum) -- Decorative arts -- (Stained glass -- Furniture -- Tiles -- Wallpapers -- Embroidery -- Printed textiles -- Woven textiles -- Tapestry -- Carpets -- Calligraphy -- Kelmscott Press).
Summary: An overview of the multi-faceted work of the English innovator, William Morris. This volume looks at the anti-industrialist who supported the artisan and the handmade object at a time when history was gazing clearly in the opposite direction.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 174-175).

Biography : William Morris (1834-1896) -- The start : Oxford Union Library -- William Morris at home -- Interior design -- (Standen -- Wightwick Manor) -- Public commissions -- (Queen's College Hall -- The Armoury and Tapestry Room, St James's Palace -- The Green Dining Room, South Kensington Museum) -- Decorative arts -- (Stained glass -- Furniture -- Tiles -- Wallpapers -- Embroidery -- Printed textiles -- Woven textiles -- Tapestry -- Carpets -- Calligraphy -- Kelmscott Press).

An overview of the multi-faceted work of the English innovator, William Morris. This volume looks at the anti-industrialist who supported the artisan and the handmade object at a time when history was gazing clearly in the opposite direction.

Text in English German and French.

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