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William Morris and architecture

Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain. Symposium

William Morris and architecture

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Published by Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain in [U.K.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Morris, William, -- 1834-1896 -- Congresses.,
  • Architecture -- Great Britain -- History -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Alan Crawford and Colin Cunningham.
    ContributionsCrawford, Alan., Cunningham, Colin, 1942-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination120 p. :
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18692950M
    ISBN 10095073506X


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View digitized book. Morris, who wrote the preface praising the book, had been greatly inspired by Ruskin whose writings influenced the Arts and Crafts movement by encouraging the revival of Gothic art and architecture.

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The book is bound with the characteristic Kelmscott blue boards and linen spine. William Morris has books on Goodreads with ratings. William Morris’s most popular book is The Wood Beyond the World. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Morris, William, William Morris on architecture.

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The period of William Morris’s public career, which lasted from to his death inwas one of crisis in the British economy. The onset of the ‘Great Depression’ (c.

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William Morris Late nineteenth century English architect, designer and typographer, leader of that revival of medieval form, the Arts and Crafts Movement, and — like Eric Gill — a socialist-craftsman.

A beautiful and informative gift book devoted to designs by William Morris that incorporate flowers—a central motif in his oeuvre and one that played a part in the majority of his designs. The leading figure of the Arts and Crafts Movement, William Morris (–) is one of the best-known and most popular of all British : Thames & Hudson.

Morris, William, Architecture and history, and, Westminster Abbey / (London: Published by Longmans & Co., 39, Paternoster Row, 14 September ), also by William Morris, William Morris, England) Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (London, printer Kelmscott Press, and printer Chiswick Press, contrib.

by Green Longmans. With marbled endpapers. The book's colophon states that Gothic Architecture, first given as a lecture for the Arts & Crafts Exhibition Society in the yearwas printed by the Kelmscott Press during the Society’s exhibition in It is printed in Golden type on Flower paper, and was the first book printed in 16mo.

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Welcome to the official web site for the William Morris Archive, a web-based and text-searchable scholarly edition of the poetry and selected prose of William Morris. Poetry Prose. The house documented here was designed for William Morris, the founder of theritish Arts and Crafts movement, and its design was heavily influenced byim.

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Morris was born in. Already a fan of William Morris prints and fabrics, finding out more about his life and how he worked was fascinating.

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Home» Browse» Art and Architecture» Artists» William Morris. William Morris. William Morris, –96, English poet, artist, craftsman, designer, social reformer, and printer. He has long been considered one of the great Victorians and has been called the greatest English designer of the 19th cent.

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Morris designed foliate patterns for the pages, whilst Burne-Jones lent his decorative skills to the illustrated panels. The two then collaborated on the overall format and design of the book, while the artist and engraver William Harcourt Hooper etched the pages for printing.

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William's father, after whom he was named, was a self-made business man, who was able to provide an upper-middle-class lifestyle for his family because of a shrewd investment in a Devonshire ality: English.