William Morris: Design and Enterprise in Victorian Britain

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Manchester University Press, Jan 1, 1991 - Business & Economics - 257 pages
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Shows how writer, designer, political visionary Morris's pursuits in the fields of art, ethics, and business were inextricably linked--resulting in the creation of an enterprise which traded for almost 80 years and a range of products which are popular to the present day. Distributed in the US and Canada by St. Martin's. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
  

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Contents

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Water House Walthamstow
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Morris aged 23
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Sussex rushseated chairs from a Morris Co catalogue c 1912
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Kelmscott Manor Oxfordshire from the southeast
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Ford Madox Brown Dante Gabriel Rossetti 1863
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Dove and Rose point paper Working drawing for a silk and wool woven
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Jacquard weavinglooms at Merton Abbey
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Cover designed by Morris for A Summary of the Principles of Socialism
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Highwarp tapestry weaving at Merton Abbey
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The small drawingroom at Stanmore Hall Middlesex 1891
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William and May Morris with the workforce of the Kelmscott Press
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Colophon used for quarto books of the Kelmscott Press
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Conclusion 227
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Kelmscott House Upper Mall Hammersmith
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Morris Co s workshops at Merton Abbey
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Small vats at Merton Abbey used for dyeing embroidery and weaving
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Index 243
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The William Morris Society 257
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