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William Morris Museum

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The William Morris Society, Kelmscott House
26 Upper Mall, Hammersmith W6 9TA United Kingdom
www.williammorrissociety.org

August 2021

Visit the William Morris Museum

August 7, 2021 @ 2:00 pmMarch 22, 2022 @ 5:00 pm BST
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William Morris Museum, The William Morris Society, Kelmscott House
26 Upper Mall, Hammersmith W6 9TA United Kingdom
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William Morris (24 March 1834 – 3 October 1896) was a revolutionary force in Victorian Britain whose work dramatically changed the fashions and ideologies of the era. As a craftsman, designer, poet, printer, socialist, novelist, and environmentalist, Morris was not only influential in his own time, but his legacy remains alive and important today. The William Morris Society is based in the Coach House and the basement of the Kelmscott House, where he lived from 1878 until his death in…

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Workshop: Wood Engraving With Peter Lawrence

August 17 @ 11:00 am4:00 pm BST
William Morris Museum, The William Morris Society, Kelmscott House
26 Upper Mall, Hammersmith W6 9TA United Kingdom
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Come and explore the art of wood engraving with Peter Lawrence, a long term member of the Society of Wood Engravers and William Morris enthusiast. Organised by the William Morris Society. Learn about the history of wood engraving and how Arts & Crafts polymath Morris made use of it for the illustrations in the books he created through the Kelmscott Press. Examine Morris’s books and proof prints, then watch Peter demonstrate how to engrave a block before trying out the…

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