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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...

Sanderson & Sons

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Arthur Sanderson opened Sanderson & Sons in London in 1860 and began by selling imported French wallpapers, including papers from Bezault, Paul Balin, and Daniels. As the British wallpaper trade developed and expanded, French imports made...

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...

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...

Queen Anne Revival

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Queen Anne Revival, named after Queen Anne (r. 1702–14), was a late nineteenth-century style of architecture and decoration that was inspired by the original later-seventeenth-century red brick country houses of England. However...

Aesthetic Movement

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Beginning in Britain in the later nineteenth century, the Aesthetic Movement embraced the cultivation of sensory experience in the visual arts, focusing upon the elements of form rather than subject matter and representation. The movement...

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...

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...

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...

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...