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Who was ‘Marshall’ in Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co?

Morris & Co Shop, Oxford Street
16/06/2017
by Fiona Rose

Who was the mysterious Marshall in the story of Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co ?

Morris in Bloomsbury

24/01/2017
by Fiona Rose

William Morris’s personal and professional association with Bloomsbury spanned 25 years including two residences and two locations for his business Morris & Co.

The Soldier in William Morris

19/09/2016
by Fiona Rose

William Morris was a soldier - surely not? I thought I knew most things about Morris but his military "career" - if you can call it that - took me completely by surprise as highlighted by Malcolm Youngs in a recent edition of The Friends of Red House Newsletter...

Stage Set by Morris & Co: The Crusaders 1891

22/06/2016
by Fiona Rose
William Morris was famously thought to be theatre adverse but new evidence has come to light that Morris & Co. designed the stage sets for the 1891 play The Crusaders by Arthur Henry Jones.

The Garden of William Morris at Kelmscott House

19/06/2015
by Fiona Rose

In 1875 William Morris was looking for a house to lease in London. Kelmscott House, on the Upper Mall, Hammersmith, fulfilled his requirements of being close to water and having a large unspoiled garden.

Frank Lloyd Wright's The Ennis House

07/06/2015
by Fiona Rose
When I give talks about Frank Lloyd Wright, I am often asked what is my favourite Wright building. The answer is: The Ennis House..

The Morrises at Broadway Tower

06/01/2015
by Fiona Rose

What connection has a C19th turreted folly, set high on the north east edge of the Cotswolds, have to do with William Morris?

The Emery Walker House: The Last Arts & Crafts Interior

20/09/2014
by Fiona Rose

7 Hammersmith Terrace, London, is the former home of Emery Walker, printer and antiquary, and dear friend and mentor to William Morris...

John Henry Dearle: A Life at Morris & Co.

13/09/2014
by Fiona Rose

He worked for 54 years at Morris & Co, culminating - after the death of William Morris - in being the company's chief designer responsible for creating the famous Golden Lily, Compton and Iris designs, yet few have heard of John Henry Dearle (1860 - 1932)...

The Thakeham Seat: A Little Piece of Lutyens

23/05/2014
by Fiona Rose

Owning one of the magnificent country houses built by English architect Sir Edwin Lutyens is unfortunately beyond the means of most of us. However, I do own a little piece of Lutyens in my garden, his famous "Lutyens Bench"...

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