Guide to the William Morris Wallpaper Samples, 1864 - 1896

Processed by Special Collections staff; machine-readable finding aid created by C. Del Anderson
Department of Special Collections
Green Library
Stanford University Libraries
Stanford, CA 94305-6004
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Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
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The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Guide to the William Morris Wallpaper Samples, 1864 - 1896

Collection number: M0936

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Green Library
  • Stanford University Libraries
  • Stanford, CA 94305-6004
  • Phone: (650) 725-1022
  • Email: speccoll@sulmail.stanford.edu
  • URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
Processed by:
Special Collections staff
Date Completed:
N/A
Encoded by:
C. Del Anderson
© 1998 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: William Morris Wallpaper Samples,
Date (inclusive): 1864 - 1896
Collection number: Special Collections M0936
Creator: Morris, William, 1834-1896
Extent: 36 items
Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

Provenance

Gift of William Morris

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item] William Morris Wallpaper Samples, M0936, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Scope and Content

Includes one design by William's daughter, May Morris, called Honeysuckle, 1883. Many samples are named and dated on their backs.

Access terms

Morris, May
Arts and crafts movement
Decoration and ornament--History--19th century
Wallpaper


Container List

Folder 1

Acorn (2) 1879

Folder 2

Compton, the last design 1896

Folder 3

Honeysuckle, one of the very few by William Morris's daughter, May Morris. c. 1883

Folder 4

Sunflower (2) 1879

Folder 5

Wilow (2) 1874

Folder 6

Pomegranate 1864

Folder 7

Bird and anemone (3) 1882

Folder 8

Norwich 1889

Folder 9

Bachelors Button (2) 1892

Folder 10

Marigold 1875

Folder 11

Chrysanthemum 1877

Folder 12

Vine 1873

Folder 13

The Planet (2) n.d.

Folder 14

Wild tulip, (2 slightly different) 1884

Folder 15

unnamed, some of these may be single color trials (13) n.d.