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Ightham Mote Event Announced

A privileged behind the scenes opportunity to see the wallpapers at National Trust property Ightham Mote, including Chinese export, Gothic, leatherpaper and more, tour of wallpapers on the walls and in store.

Tuesday 30th October 2018. Booking information here.

 

‘The Design, Production and Reception of 18th Century Wallpaper in Britain’

Rowena (left) with Clare

The wallpapers produced by leading London firms of the eighteenth-century are explored in this new book which shows how they found their way not only onto the walls of houses in London and in the country but across the globe- to the Eastern seaboard of America, to Quebec City and to Oslo where an a Anglophile… Continue reading

The Museum of Wallpaper announces new exhibition: they’re animals!…..

The Wall As Bestiary: Whether tame or wild, domesticated or dangerous, animals have fascinated humankind since prehistoric times. Animals’ status has evolved but they have always been reproduced in the decorative arts, and often in wallpaper. People of the 18th century were fascinated by birds; people of the 19th century made abundant use of the fabulous creatures of the ancient… Continue reading

New Joint Membership now available

We’re happy to announce that we can now offer Joint Membership for two people at the same address

Charged at 30.00 per year, Joint Membership entitles you to receive by post one copy of our publications, while two people – including either named Member – will be entitled to take part in WHS events where the member rate applies

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New book on Chinese wallpapers by Emile de Bruijn exclusive discount to WHS members

Dear WHS members,

A smashing new book on Chinese wallpapers by Emile de Bruijn, has just been published, and we have managed to negotiate a 30% discount for WHS members. There is much new research with many fabulous illustrations. Please cut and paste the link below into your browser to find out more about the book:

http://www.ibtauris.com/Books/The%20arts/Art%20forms/Decorative%20arts/Chinese%20Wallpaper%20in%20Britain%20and%20Ireland?menuitem={DFF51E2F-C0BA-4928-ACC4-415188DCDEE8}

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