Thursday, 23 June 2011

A is for Artificers Guild

A is for the Artificers Guild c1901-1942.

The Artificers' Guild was established by Nelson Dawson in 1901 with Edward Spencer as a Guildsman and later chief designer. Initially their workshop was in Old Mill Lane, Hammersmith and later in Conduit Street again in London. It is understood that many of the worker were apprenticed orphan boys. They made jewellery, decorative silver and base metal works often mixed materials.

 


Internet references include;
http://www.styles-silver.co.uk/acatalog/Artificers_Guild.html
http://egrays.com/antiquesName.php?dealer=361&search=&category=&period=All&keyword=&currentPage=3
http://www.tademagallery.co.uk/BritishAC1900/Artificers_GdMoonSaph_Br.htm
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