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Victoria & Albert Museum, Archive Of Art And Design: 1995 Accessions

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  • John William Lisle: corresp and papers rel to CE Kempe & Co Ltd, artists in stained glass and church furnishings (AAD/1995/1)
  • Hyders Ltd, metalwork firm: designs for chairs, standard lamps, tables, fenders, firescreens, candlesticks, railings, gates, stools, mirrors, cocktail cabinets, jardinieres, firescreens, switchplates, letterplates and radiator grilles; annotated designs incl early ironwork, coffee tables, wallbrackets, bedheads; master drawings of wrought iron work; photographs of products, exhibition stands and showrooms; and catalogues (AAD/1995/2)
  • Hayward Gallery: photographs (609) for the exhibition catalogue Thirties - British art and design before the War (Arts Council, 1979); annotated colour transparencies and 9 postcards (AAD/1995/3)
  • Thea Porter, fashion designer: samples of printed fabrics; stiff paper patterns; sketches and designs of garments, publicity drawings; showcards; presscuttings; photographs, negatives, slides and contact sheets of fashion shows and models; address books; tearsheets; collection lists; business corresp; unpublished autobiographical material (AAD/1995/4)
  • The Bag exhibition, Boilerhouse, Victoria and Albert Museum: plastic bags (1274) and paper carrier bags (4) collected for the Bag exhibition but not included in the final display 1985 (AAD/1995/5)
  • Ervin Bossanyi, stained glass artist and painter: corresp, designs for furniture and home interiors, ceramic fountains, hanging lamps, window blinds, candle holders, bronze bowls, electric fires and graphics; designs for ceramic fireplaces and overmantles; designs and plans of houses/studios in Germany; designs and test samples for pendants: designs for the Shivaji windows; journals; family photographs and extract from family history, written by Jo Bossanyi; photographs of stained glass commissions; photographs of paintings and art work; glass negatives; 7 ceramic tiles c1920s-1975 (AAD/1995/6)
  • Garrard & Co, crown jewellers: gentlemens ledgers (97) listing individual accounts, some with indices 1735-1949; workmens ledgers (5) 1766-1816; day books (6) 1777-1879; daily account books (2) 1797-1801; stock ledgers 1747-1762; stock books 1797-1808; corresp and papers rel to John Wakelins debtors 1790-1814 (AAD/1995/7)
  • British Library, London: collection of bookjackets (c5500) 1925-55 (AAD/1995/8)
  • Wilfred Richardson, furniture designer: teaching papers and sketches c1930-56, incl designs and technical drawings for chairs, mantelpieces, mouldings in a range of historical styles such as Adam, Sheraton, Queen Anne and Chippendale; teaching notes and drawings on perspective, workshop practice, veneering and inlaying and woods; brochures and catalogues of Taylor & Hobson c1900-50 showing the furniture produced by the firm as well as examples of stationery, presscuttings, artwork and advertisements rel to the company (AAD/1995/9)
  • Richard O Porter, Vivian Porter & Co Ltd, designers and ladieswear wholesalers: presscuttings on Vivian Porter & Co Ltd and the clothing industry in general, occasionally annotated with the name of the newspaper/journal, and cross-referenced to other articles in the scrapbooks; advertisements and photographs of Vivian Porter garments; photographs of Vivian Porter offices in Holles St and staff; original designs for garments, some annotated with model numbers and prices; pencil, pen and coloured wash fashion sketches (AAD/1995/10)
  • Pilot Fashions, formerly Pilot Waterproof Co Ltd, Ladieswear designers and wholesalers: annotated coloured fashion sketches of dresses, co-ordinates and maternitywear with samples of fabric attached; presscuttings showing advertisements from fashion journals for Pilot Waterproof Co Ltd and Pilot Fashions and photographs of fashion displays at trade fairs 1940-1962 (AAD/1995/11)
  • Habitat UK Ltd, furniture and household goods retailer and manufacturer: press cuttings 1964-1992; catalogues c1971-95 (complete); photographs of products, stores; printed material incl in-house magazines, press releases, Annual Reports; printed ephemera; books; photographs; slides; 6 video tapes; Habitats 30th birthday party printed ephemera 1964-1995 (AAD/1995/12)
  • Ralph Lamprell, interior decorator for hotels and bars: drawings, lino cuts and posters, coloured perspective schemes for Gaskell & Chambers, photograph albums showing completed projects for Gaskell & Chambers Ltd, pro-formas, lists, reports and lectures, oral history tape 1920s-90s (AAD/1995/13)
  • Ronald Heggs, flooring designer: floor designs for public buildings, incl cinemas, theatres, hotels, bars, magazine cuttings (AAD/1995/14)
  • Reginald Mount and Eileen Evans, graphic designers for the Central Office of Information: posters; booklets, leaflets, recruitment brochures 1950s-70s (AAD/1995/15)
  • Betty Newmarch, fashion designer: photographs of the firm Horrockss fashion and the staff, members of the Royal Family, and fashion models; 3 sketchbooks rel to summer fashions with fabric samples; sketches; patterns; fabric samples; notes rel to a business trip to the USA; press cuttings (AAD/1995/16)
  • Jacqueline Groag, textile and wallpaper designer: mounted artwork/designs for textiles and wallpapers; unmounted designs/sketches; wallpaper samples and printed sample sheets; photographs; printed designs; fabric samples; sketchbook rel to a design for 15 dolls (AAD/1995/17)
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