Tag Archives: William Morris

William Morris and Hammersmith | Spitalfields Life

The Gentle Author, who writes for Spitalfields Life, has very kindly given us permission to share his recent piece on William Morris in the East End as Hammersmith is mentioned several times. And here are a couple of photos from … Continue reading

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How We Might Live: William Morris’s Socialism

William Morris was one of Hammersmith’s most famous former residents. The Local Studies Library (at Hammersmith Library) holds a very large and important collection of his printed books and other material related to his life and work. What is not so well … Continue reading

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William Morris – A Christmas Ballad

William Morris (1834-1896) is best known as a leading figure in the late Victorian decorative arts, however he was also a poet and political activist but his poetry is today virtually unknown. Here, in celebration of Christmas, is an early … Continue reading

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