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Vienna International Exhibition (1873)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The Weltausstellung (International Exposition) of 1873 aimed to present Austria-Hungary as a world leader and a diverse, internationally competitive country. The project was supported not only by prominent politicians, but also by Austrian...

Hôtel Baronne Salomon de Rothschild 1872–1878: The Imprint of a Legacy

Designing the French Interior: The Modern Home and Mass Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book Chapter

...One might ask why the Hôtel Baronne Salomon de Rothschild had been chosen for the opening feature in the series “L’Habitation Moderne” for the magazine Revue des arts décoratifs (1891–1892). Indeed, this was a remarkable mansion, an hôtel...

Khlebnikov

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Khlebnikov was a metalworking firm first established by the silver merchant Ivan Khlebnikov in St. Petersburg, and which moved to Moscow in 1871. The firm produced silver tableware and cast silver objects designed to resemble wood...

Sydney International Exhibition (1879)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The Sydney International Exhibition, which opened in September 1879, was the first major Australian international exhibition and seen by over one million visitors. Local architect James Barnet designed the ornate 244-meter-long “Garden...

Collinson & Lock

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Frank G. Collinson and George J. Lock, employed together at the firm of Herring and Company (est. London in 1782), took over the business in 1870, establishing their own partnership. Initially successful as cabinet-makers, the firm branched...

Paris Exposition Universelle (1878)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The third Universal Exhibition to be held in Paris, the Exposition Universelle de 1878, attracted more than 16 million visitors between May 20 and November 10. After the defeat in the Franco-Prussian War of 1870–1 and the traumatic events...

Laughlin, Homer (China Company)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...In 1871, brothers Homer and Shakespeare Laughlin of East Liverpool, Ohio, formed a partnership to sell pottery manufactured in their hometown. The business was named Homer Laughlin China Works when Shakespeare left the company in 1877...

Kunstgewerbemuseum (Arts and Crafts Museum), Hamburg (1877–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The Patriotische Gesellschaft in Hamburg originated the idea for a museum of art and industry in 1866. This organization, in existence since 1765, promoted the useful arts and commerce. The idea was to gather examples of historic and modern...

Linthorpe Pottery

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...At the suggestion of the British designer Christopher Dresser, John Harrison founded Linthorpe Art Pottery in 1879 on the site of the Sun Brick Works in Linthorpe Village, Middlesbrough. The pottery made use of the common brick clay found...

The Lesser Arts

Design: Critical and Primary Sources Volume 1 : Design Reform, Modernism, and Modernization

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...Delivered before the Trades’ Guild of Learning. Hopes and fears for Art Hereafter I hope in another lecture to have the pleasure of laying before you an historical survey of the lesser, or as they are called...