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Yule-tide gifts
Liberty's Christmas catalogue, 1910

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manufactured by Liberty & Co. Ltd, 1910

This is a fully illustrated catalogue for Liberty & Co showing a range of their Christmas gifts in 1910. Liberty & Co have traded from Regent Street since 1875. Arthur Lazenby Liberty's speciality was sourcing objects and textiles from around the world and his business became the focal point for retailing within the Arts and Crafts movement. This Christmas catalogue 'puts a girdle around the earth' with 'representations from the furthermost points of the globe'. Amongst the goods on offer were European dressed dolls, Bavarian hand painted wood toys and specimens of old Chinese embroidery.

Object Number

BADDA355

Black and white printed pages, brown printed cover and staple bound.


height: 240mm
width: 180

Further Reading

Exploring 20th Century London website
http://www.20thcenturylondon.org.uk/moda-badda355

The Museum of Domestic Design & Architecture blog
http://www.modamuseum.blogspot.co.uk/2011/12/search-for-perfect-present.html

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