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Visit Emery Walker’s House

May 29 @ 11:00 am2:00 pm BST

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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday and Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Emery Walker’s House will reopen on Saturday 29 May

Emery Walker’s house at No 7 Hammersmith Terrace has been refurbished to look just as it did when he was living there with his family in the early 1900s. Emery Walker was an important figure in the Arts & Crafts movement and a great friend of William Morris, who lived nearby. He was a photographer, engraver and printer and set up the Dove’s Press with artist and bookbinder
T.J. Cobden Sanderson, a relationship which ended spectacularly badly, with the typeface they had designed being thrown into the River Thames.

Emery built a reputation for expertise in photogravure and specialised in cutting-edge techniques for reproducing works of art and photographs. His work contributed to a revolution in standards in the book making industry at the beginning of the 20th century.

Emery was a collector and his house is stuffed with the most beautiful Arts & Crafts objects – furniture, textiles, rugs and ceramics, paintings and photographs of friends – and decorated with original William Morris wallpaper.

Because it is so full of lovely things and there’s not much space, the Emery Walker Trust volunteers who show visitors around only take eight people at a time and you need to pre-book tickets through the Emery Walker House website. Usually the tours run on Thursdays and Saturdays, at 11.00 am and 1.00 pm from the beginning of March until the end of November.

Book tickets through the Emery Walker’s House website.

Emerywalker.org.uk

See also: William Morris Society museum, Hammersmith, open to the public

See also: Arts & Crafts walking trail, Hammersmith

 

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Details

Date:
May 29
Time:
11:00 am – 2:00 pm
BST
Event Categories:
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Venue

Emery Walker’s House
Hammersmith Terrace
Chiswick, London W6 9TS
+ Google Map
Phone:
020 8741 4104

Details

Date:
May 29
Time:
11:00 am – 2:00 pm
BST
Event Categories:
, ,

Venue

Emery Walker’s House
Hammersmith Terrace
Chiswick, London W6 9TS
+ Google Map
Phone:
020 8741 4104