Dresser began his career as a botanist and this early analytical interest in plants and plant form was to influence profoundly his designing and teaching.

The decorative elements, based on the form of waterplants, are integral to the form of the garden bench, which gives it a simplicity of outline unusual at the time.


Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron

Coalbrookdale, Telford, Shropshire, TF8 7DQ
01952 433 424
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Opening times

March - Oct, Mon – Sun, 10am – 4pm
Oct - March, Tues - Sun, 10am - 4pm
Closed 24 – 25 Dec and 1 Jan

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