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Tuesday, December 8, 2009

William Morris in real life -- "Compton" wallpaper

"Compton" was designed by John Henry Deale for Morris and Co. in 1896, the year of William Morris's death.  Upon Morris's death Deale was appointed Art Director of Morris & Co. 

Ceiling plastered and painted, floors refinished, paint stripped off bricks on fireplace, woodwork given a good cleaning, wallpaper.