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William Morris

Person  Male  Born 24/3/1834  Died 3/10/1896

Designer, author and visionary socialist. Born Elm House, Walthamstow, Essex. He moved in with his friend Edward Burne-Jones first at 1 Upper Gordon Street and then at 17 Red Lion Square. Here he and Burne-Jones joined DG Rossetti in the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. With Burne-Jones and others formed the decorating firm Morris & Co. His wife, Jane, became a semi-invalid but still managed two major affairs, one with Rossetti, who lived with the Morrises for a time in a ménage à trois at William's much-loved home at Kelmscott Manor near Lechdale. Her other affair was with Blunt. Co-founder of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings. Died at Kelmscott House, Hammersmith. Buried at Kelmscott church, Lechdale.

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45225

Rossetti, Morris and Burne-Jones

What a delight - a quality plaque that isn't round and blue.

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52215

William Morris and Edward Lloyd

William Morris, 1834 - 1896, lived here, 1848 - 1856. Edward Lloyd, publisher...

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44696

William Morris - W1

This business was founded in 1861 by William Morris, artist and poet, for the...

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William Morris - W6

Morris died here.

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72417

Alfred Linnell

Since we don't normally collect gravestone we are no experts on them but this...

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52041

Hammersmith Socialists

The inscription is a quote from William Morris's 1890 "News from Nowhere", in...

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