Posts Tagged ‘1894’

August 27

From Kelmscot House in Hammersmith on this day in 1894 William Morris wrote to his intimate friend, the architect Philip Webb, about the books being produced by his famous Kelmscot Press, at the same time getting in his usual little dig at Americans: “My dear Fellow “A traveller once entered a western hotel in America [...]

July 30

In 1894 a letter bearing this date was written by an English gentlemen named William Morris, using as his address, Kelmscott House: My Dear Cockerell I have to be at court tomorrow before 10 in order to be the first witness examined, so I shall probably miss you, and I shall probably not be back [...]