The room glittered with crystal and silver, pineapples, lobsters and champagne. And the smart talk - what a row! One side of the room was a semi-circle of colonnaded windows through which jewelled figures slid out to the candlelit terrace and the beating of a band.
The William Morris Internet Archive: Later additions by Graham Seaman are marked [GS].
William Morris Snr, the second of four brothers, was born in Worcester. His father is supposed to have come to Worcester from Wales in the late eighteenth-century and married Elizabeth Stanley, the daughter of a retired naval surgeon from Nottingham.
Emma Shelton, William Morris's mother, was born in Worcester. She was the youngest of Joseph Shelton's children. John Ruskin was born at 54 Hunter Street, London.
Around this time William Morris Snr moved to London. The Morrises appear to have been distantly related to the Harrises and both families had Quaker associations.
Ford Madox Brown was born in Calais. Emma Shelton became engaged to William Morris Snr. The William Morris Gallery possesses watercolour miniatures of the young couple probably painted at the time of their engagement.
G E Street was born in Woodford, Essex. Frederick James Furnivall was born in Egham, Surrey. The Rev F B Guy was born.
He was later headmaster of Bradfield College and then of the Forest School, Walthamstow He had a passion for painting and architecture. The young couple moved into rooms above the business at 32 Lombard Street.
They later took a cottage in Sydenham, Kent, where they spent their holidays. William Holman Hunt was born in Cheapside, London. He died four days later.
John Millais was born in Southampton.
Morris's sister, Henrietta, was born at 32 Lombard Street, London. This early nineteenth-century building was demolished in William Morris was born at Elm House, Walthamstow. The early nineteenth-century mahogany four-poster bed in which he was born is to be seen at Kelmscott Manor. Morris was baptized at St Mary's Church, Walthamstow.
Pugin's Contrasts was published.
She was the third child of Robert Burden and his wife Ann nee Maizey. Robert was from the village of Stanton Harcourt and his wife from the neighbouring village of Alvescot. Her mother registered the birth with a cross indicating she was illiterate. These are in their way as important as the more majestic buildings to which all the world makes pilgrimage.
The house was an impressive Palladian brick mansion which had a fifty acre park and a hundred acre farm which bordered Epping Forest. Many years later Morris was to write: I remember that I used to look at these two threats of law [and] order with considerable terror, and decidedly preferred to walk on the opposite side of the road; but I never heard of anybody being locked up in the Cage or laid by the heels in the stocks.
Morris's brother, Arthur, was born at Woodford Hall. By this time Morris claimed to have read all Walter Scott's works. Jane's sister, Elizabeth Bessie Burden, was born. Tennyson's Morte d'Arthur was published.
Morris's sister, Isabella, was born at Woodford Hall. According to Mackail's Notebooks this school was originally situated opposite Elm House where Morris was born. It later moved to George Lane, Woodford.Saturday was the long-anticipated book signing with Aaron Stander and his #10 Ray Elkins murder mystery, The Center Cannot rutadeltambor.com is Aaron’s popularity that even before he arrived on the scene, his fans were pouring in, eager for face time with the author.
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