Emery Walker

Standard Name: Walker, Emery


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Friends, Associates William Morris
WM 's associates included George Bernard Shaw , Annie Besant , Emery Walker , Vernon Lee , as well as Emmeline and Sylvia Pankhurst . His friendship with Dante Gabriel Rossetti ended in 1875, as...
Leisure and Society Jane Austen
Meanwhile the Rice portrait (so called from the family which now owns it) emerged into the light of scholarly controversy. This attractive full-length painting shows a lively, intelligent-looking adolescent girl, dark in colouring, wearing a...
Occupation William Morris
WM with printer Emery Walker established the Kelmscott Press at 16 Upper Mall, Hammersmith, to embody in hand-made books the ideals of the arts and crafts movement.
Clair, Colin. A Chronology of Printing. Cassell, 1969.
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Gentry, Helen, and David Greenhood. Chronology of Books and Printing. Macmillan, 1936.
Cave, Roderick. The Private Press. Faber and Faber, 1971.
Rose, Jonathan, and Patricia J. Anderson, editors. Dictionary of Literary Biography 112. Gale Research, 1991.


15 November 1888
Emery Walker lectured on printing at the first Arts and Crafts Exhibition.
Printing by William Morris and Emery Walker appeared in Arts and Crafts Essays, published by Rivington, Percival and Company .
December 1894
The Ashendene Press was established by Charles Harry St John Hornby and Emery Walker at Bayford in Hertfordshire; Walker and Sydney Cockerell designed its Subiaco type in 1900.
April 1900
Doves Press was founded at Hammersmith by T. J. Cobden-Sanderson and Emery Walker ; with the Kelmscott Press , it made a major contribution to the revival of fine printing.