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Owl, John Henry Dearle, Morris and Co. Photograph real leaves, flowers, feathers against contrasting background. Lighting effect v important to create depth

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William Morris, English craftsman, poet and socialist was born on this day 24th March, 1834. His designs for furniture, stained glass, wallpaper and other decorative products revolutionized Victorian taste. William Morris, photograph by Frederick Hollyer, 1884, platinum print. Museum no. 7717-1938, © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

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Hand-colored photo of a craftsman making Buddhist prayer beads. Early 20th century (1900-1920), Japan. Photographer unknown

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Sioux indian warrior little finger vintage photo native american old west #21348

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Wightwick Manor: The fireplace in the Oak Room. The manor still contains original interiors that were heavily influenced by the Aesthetic Movement, mixing antique furniture, metalwork & ceramics; a look Rossetti helped to make fashionable. The July 2011 issue of The World of Interiors features an article on Wightwick Manor, Wolverhampton, with text by Nicholas Mander and photographs by Christopher Simon Sykes.

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roxannawalitzki: Firebird Headdress & Winged...

Headdress & Winged Harness: Rob Goodwin Costume Design: David Bamber Photographer: Diego Indraccolo Ballerina: Ksenia Ovsyanick

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Jane Morris pre raphaelite Muse: May Morris by Unknown photographer vintage postcard print, before 1921

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Circular patio with wall and brick paving (Elke Borlowski photographer)

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This was the caption I found "Elderly man knitting as part of the war effort during WWII, 31 October 1939." This is what it makes me dream of: fairy tales and chidhood

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Arts & Crafts tile with birds. Need to find a place to inlay a gorgeous tile (or two) like this.

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ONLINE EXHIBIT: "How We Might Live: The Vision of William Morris" An exhibit that examines the life & vision of William Morris (1834-1896). It focuses on his written works, political activism & artistic endeavors. This inspirational project seeks to instruct readers on the rich creative life of Morris & to showcase the University of Maryland Libraries' William Morris Collection. Follow this link to the exhibit. #William_Morris #Morris_and_Co #Arts_and_Craft_Movement

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