Ernest Gimson: Arts & Crafts Designer and Architect

Join our online lecture for just £5! Tuesday, Oct 13, 2020 7:00 PM or watch after the event. Find out more and book!

After training as an architect in Leicester and London, Ernest Gimson (1864–1919) left city life behind to make a different kind of career in the country. From his base in the Cotswolds, he practised two crafts himself and established workshops to make fine furniture, turned chairs and metalwork to his design. This talk will cover the range of his work, including his distinctive architectural projects and some little-known embroideries.

Annette Carruthers is co-author with Mary Greensted and Barley Roscoe of a new book on Gimson published by Yale University Press in 2019: Ernest Gimson: Arts & Crafts Designer and Architect. She has worked as a museum curator with the Arts & Crafts collections in Leicester and Cheltenham and taught at the University of St Andrews until 2014.

Tue, Oct 13, 2020 7:00 PM - Click here to book!

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