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Royal School of Needlework 1880 Handbook of Embroidery

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Published by the RSN in September 201, this book represents in microcosm the early history of the RSN and its relationship with many of the leading figures of the Aesthetic and Arts and Crafts Movements, a selection of whose designs are printed in the Appendix to the original text.

This 200 page book also contains an introductory essay by Dr Lynn Hulse, RSN Archivist and Tutor in Contextual Studies, in addition to over thirty images in colour and black and white taken from a variety of public and private collections, including the RSN's own archive of designs and photographs.

The 20,000 word introductory essay examines the volume's contents in light of new research into the first decade of the RSN's history and includes detailed entries on the twenty-five specimens of embroidery printed in the book. The essay also explores the publishing history of this fascinating volume and assesses its reception both at home and abroad during the late 19th century.

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Published by the RSN in September 201, this book represents in microcosm the early history of the RSN and its relationship with many of the leading figures of the Aesthetic and Arts and Crafts Movements, a selection of whose designs are printed in the Appendix to the original text.

This 200 page book also contains an introductory essay by Dr Lynn Hulse, RSN Archivist and Tutor in Contextual Studies, in addition to over thirty images in colour and black and white taken from a variety of public and private collections, including the RSN’s own archive of designs and photographs.

The 20,000 word introductory essay examines the volume’s contents in light of new research into the first decade of the RSN’s history and includes detailed entries on the twenty-five specimens of embroidery printed in the book. The essay also explores the publishing history of this fascinating volume and assesses its reception both at home and abroad during the late 19th century.