Good Citizen's Furniture: The Arts and Crafts Collections at Cheltenham

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Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum, 1994 - Antiques & Collectibles - 168 pages
This publication is the first to document the exceptional collection of Arts and Crafts furniture held in Cheltenham: from William Morris and his circle right up to present-day craft furniture makers such as Alan Peters. Each item of furniture in the collection is fully catalogued and illustrated alongside its catalogue entry. In addition three chapters describe the general principles of the Arts and Crafts Movement with particular reference to furniture design.

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Mary Greensted is Arts and Visitor Services Manager and Decorative Arts Curator at Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum, UK. She is joint author/editor of three volumes published on Cheltenham Art Gallery's Arts and Crafts collections: Good Citizen's Furniture (with Annette Carruthers, 1994), Simplicity or Splendour (with Annette Carruthers, 1999) and Originality and Initiative (with Sophia Wilson, 2003). She has contributed a chapter on the Arts and Crafts Movement in Rural England to the publication accompanying the Victoria and Albert Museum's exhibition International Arts and Crafts in 2005.

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