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Ashbee, Charles Robert, 1863 - 1942 (architect, designer and romantic socialist)


Dates and places

1863-1942 KCC 1883

Legal status / Nationality


Sphere of activity

Architect, Designer, Romantic Socialist

Admin / Family structure

Married to Janet Elizabeth Ashbee (nee Forbes)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


Ashbee: The Papers of Charles Robert Ashbee

Reference Code: GBR/0272/CRA
Scope and Contents This collection contains several documents concerning C.R. Ashbee and his work with the Guild and School of Handicrafts, as well as several additional items on the Ashbee family. The heart of the collection is in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries, with the journals and memoirs of Charles Ashbee and his wife, Janet. The collection also contains a small number of pieces of creative writing - essays, reports, plays and poems - as well as a number of published volumes written by...
Dates: 1689 - 2012

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