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eBook William Morris: An Illustrated Life of William Morris, 1834–1896 (Shire Library) ePub

by Richard Tames

  • ISBN: 0747804354
  • Category: Arts and Literature
  • Subcategory: Biography
  • Author: Richard Tames
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Shire Publications; 2nd edition (March 4, 2008)
  • Pages: 64
  • ePub book: 1817 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1661 kb
  • Other: lit mbr rtf lit
  • Rating: 4.2
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Author: Tames, Richard; Format: Book; 48 p. illus. William Morris, 1834-1896;. Aylesbury : Shire Publications. William Morris, 1834-1896; an illustrated life of William Morris Richard Tames Shire Publications Aylesbury 1972. Australian/Harvard Citation. 1972, William Morris, 1834-1896; an illustrated life of William Morris Richard Tames Shire Publications Aylesbury.

William Morris's many-sided career placed him at the centre of an age and culture he both condemned and shaped. Hailed nowadays as a pioneer of modern design, he was best known to his contemporaries as a poet. A man of immense energy, charm and imagination, Morris learned to turn private grief to public purpose. Having failed as an architect and a painter, he succeeded as William Morris's many-sided career placed him at the centre of an age and culture he both condemned and shaped.

Textile designer, writer and social pioneer, William Morris and his work have long been associated with the V&A. In 1865, his company Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co. was rising to prominence, and Morris was commissioned to design the West Dining Room at the museum. Morris collaborated with architect Philip Webb and painter Edward Burne-Jones to create what is now known as the Green Dining Room, which features early examples of a number of the organic patterns that would make his name.

William Morris, 1834-1896. William Morris, 1834-1896. This is an illustrated biography of William Morris, who is an artist, designer, poet, weaver, dyer, calligrapher, printer, businessman, journalist and novelist. Richard Tames is the originator of the 'Lifelines' series. He read history at Cambridge, took a Master's degree in politics at London and teaches for Syracuse University's London Programme. He is a qualified 'Blue Badge' tourist guide.

Morris, William, 1834-1896: The Decorative Arts, Their Relation to Modern Life and Progress: An Address Delivered . Morris, William, 1834-1896: A Dream of John Ball and a King's Lesson (illustrated HTML at Virginia)

Morris, William, 1834-1896: The Decorative Arts, Their Relation to Modern Life and Progress: An Address Delivered Before the Trades' Guild of Learning (London: Ellis and White, 1878). Morris, William, 1834-1896: A Dream of John Ball and a King's Lesson (illustrated HTML at Virginia). Morris, William, 1834-1896: Early Poems of William Morris (New York: Dodge Pub. C. 1914), illust. by Florence Harrison (multiple formats at archive. March-August: illustrated HTML at sacred-texts. September-November: HTML at sacred-texts.

Robert Adam: An Illustrated Life of Robert Adam, 1728-92. Life in Wartime Britain (World War II Series). An Armchair Traveller's History of Cambridge. A Traveller's History of Oxford. Journeys Into The Past: Life With The Pioneers.

William Morris (24 March 1834 – 3 October 1896) was a British textile designer, poet, novelist, translator, and socialist activist associated with the British Arts and Crafts Movement. He was a major contributor to the revival of traditional British textile arts and methods of production. Morris was born in Walthamstow, Essex to a wealthy middle-class family

William Morris' many-sided career placed him at the centre of an age and culture he both condemned and shaped. Hailed now-a-days as a pioneer of modern design, he was best known to his contemporaries as a poet. A man of immense energy, charm and imagination, Morris learned to turn private grief to public purpose. Having failed as an architect and a painter, he succeeded as a weaver, dyer, calligrapher, printer, businessman, journalist and novelist.