Lot 253: Blomfield (Reginald) Two autograph letters signed,
April 4, 2013
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Blomfield (Reginald) Two autograph letters signed, 5pp., 8vo, 1894, regarding an inlaid mahogany side-board designed by him for Hodson § Wilson (H.) Autograph letter signed and letter signed, 3pp., 8vo and 4to, on Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society headed paper, 1916, regarding the loan of the Strang frieze commissioned for Compton Hall § Gimson (Ernest) Two autograph letters signed, 3 pp., 8vo and 4to, 1918, discussing the problems in taking on Laurence Hodson's son as an apprentice suggesting that he first does a course at the Central School § Spooner (Charles) Three autograph letters signed, 3pp., 8vo and 4to, 1918-1919, arranging a meeting to discuss matters concerning Hodson's son Arthur and the H.H. [Hampshire House] Workshops, the letters all addressed to Laurence W. Hodson, folded, two with envelopes (8). ***Sir Reginald Blomfield (1856-1942), architect and designer, was the first honorary secretary of the Art Workers Guild. He was briefly in partnership with Ernest Gimson in 1890, furniture designer and fellow member of the Art Workers Guild. H. Wilson was president of the Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society. Charles Spooner was an architect and designer who taught furniture design at the Central School..