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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Georgian

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Georgian refers to the styles fashionable during the reigns of the British monarchs George I (r. 1714–27), II (r. 1727–60), and III (r. 1760–1820). Some historians mark the end of the Georgian period with the Regency of the Prince of Wales...