WILLIAM MORRIS GALLERY
The 18th century Water House, Morris' family home from 1848
to 1856 is now the William Morris gallery. It is the only
public museum devoted to this country's best known and most
versatile designer, with internationally important collections
illustrating Morris' life, achievements and influence.
There are permanent displays of printed and woven fabrics,
rugs, carpets, wallpapers, furniture, stained glass and tiles
designed by Morris himself, and by Edward Burne-Jones, Phillip
Webb, D.G.Rossetti, Ford Madox Brown and others who founded
the firm of Morris, Marshall, Faulkner and Company in 1861.
The gallery also displays furniture, textiles, ceramics, and
glass by Morris' followers in the arts and crafts movement.
Among those represented are A.H.Mackmurdo and the Century
Guild, William de Morgan, Ernest Gimson, Sidney Barnsley,
C.F.A.Voysey, Harry Powell, and others.
Lloyd Park, near the junction of A406 and A503 in Walthamstow
Tuesday to Saturday, 10 - 1, 2 - 5
0208 527 3782
William Morris Gallery