Join Christopher Menz as he presents his lecture William Morris via Zoom. Please ensure you have downloaded and signed up to Zoom before the lecture begins https://zoom.us/
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William Morris (1834–96) was one of the greatest pattern designers of all time: his work remains enduringly popular. He is famous for his superb textiles and wallpapers, and the books produced at his Kelmscott Press are some of the most remarkable volumes ever printed. Morris’s London design firm Morris & Company (1861–1940) was one of the most successful and progressive in Victorian Britain. It had an international clientele that extended to Australia.
Image Credit: William Morris (1834-1896), Strawberry Thief, 1883 (designed), Morris & Co. (designed for), V&A Museum, given by Morris & Co., T.586-1919