The National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives exhibition features books and related ephemera published by Kelmscott Press, established in Hammersmith, London, in 1891 by William Morris (1834–1896) — novelist, poet and leading figure in the British Arts and Crafts Movement. These items are part of a recent donation by the late Douglas Schoenherr, Associate Curator of the Prints and Drawings Department at the National Gallery of Canada from 1986 to 1997. More information.
When? Until June 18, 2023 (hours)
Where? National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives, 380 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, ON K1N 9N4
Read the article, Books by the Kelmscott Press: The Douglas Schoenherr Donation by Philip Dombowsky, published in the NGC Magazine on July 27, 2022.
Image (NGC): Edward Burne-Jones wood engraved illustration, The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, Kelmscott Press, 1896.