Details of covering to a well for Red House

Details of covering to a well for Red House

Design
England
Philip Speakman Webb
1859
Pencil, pen, ink and water colour on pape
Presented by Lady Burne-Jones
Museum no. E.64-1916

Red House was a project that shaped the Arts and Crafts Movement. It was designed for William Morris, as a home in which he could pursue an ideal of community life and collaborative work, and led to the founding of Morris’s own design company. In 1861, unable to find suitable furnishings for Red House, he set up Morris & Co.