The Emery Walker Library by Various

Walker (1877-1933) one of original founders (1888) of Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society and President, 1927-1929.

Details

Art Fund grant:
£7,000 ( Total: £450,000; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
1991
Vendor:
Dr Elizabeth de Haas

Approximately 1400 books William Morris and his associates wrote or printed as well as books that they read. Contains works of the Kelscott Press, Ashendene Press and Doves Press.

Provenance

Emery Walker; by descent to Dorothy Walker; Dr Elizabeth de Haas.

Venue details

The Wilson: Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum Clarence Street, Cheltenham Gloucestershire GL50 3JT 01242 237431 www.cheltenhamartgallery.org.uk/

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