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Jeffrey & Co.

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Founded around 1836 as Jeffrey, Wise & Co., and known variously as Jeffrey, Wise & Horne; Horne & Allen; and Jeffrey, Allen & Co., the company manufactured high-quality wallpapers, printed from wooden blocks as well as metal cylinders....

Cotswolds

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Cotswolds is a region to the northwest of London celebrated for its picturesque hilly landscape sprinkled with small towns and villages with thatched-roofed cottages. In the nineteenth century, it became a retreat for members...

Georgian Revival

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Georgian Revival, the renewed interest in the British Georgian period (1714–1820), arguably began around 1890 with a number of architectural publications dealing with the eighteenth century issued by the firm B. T. Batsford, and continued...

Linthorpe Pottery

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...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...

Collinson & Lock

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...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...

Morris & Co.

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...In 1861, William Morris, along with Peter Paul Marshall and Charles Faulkner, established Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Company. Faulkner managed the firm’s finances, and Morris and Marshall, along with their creative partners Dante Gabriel...

Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society (1887–1960)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society was established in 1887, largely through the efforts of W. A. S. Benson and Walter Crane. Drawing membership from the Art Workers’ Guild, the Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society sought to educate...

Guild of Handicraft (1888–1919)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...British architect and designer Charles Robert Ashbee (1863–1942) established the Guild and School of Handicraft in London in 1888. Ashbee’s aim was to train young journeymen in design, while workshops run by guildsmen made and sold...

Century Guild

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Century Guild of Artists was established in London in 1883 by the architect Arthur Heygate Mackmurdo and his partner and pupil Herbert Percy Horne. The Guild, active until 1892, emphasized the unity of the arts, including architecture...

Hukin & Heath

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...A British silversmith and electroplating firm founded in Birmingham in 1855, J. W. Hukin and J. T. Heath registered their firm’s trademark in London in 1875. The British designer Christopher Dresser began designing for the firm as early...