Sunday, August 4, 2013

Mary Annie Sloane

She became a close friend of May MorrisWilliam Morris's daughter, and lived with her for a while in Majorca, and later took over the lease of May’s house at 8 Hammersmith Terrace, near Kelmscott House. She was a member and Honorary Secretary of the Women’s Guild of Arts that May Morris founded in 1907. She was a frequent visitor to William Morris's houses where she met other members of the Arts and Crafts movement.

Stockinger weaving Silk Stockings   c.1895

xhibition of etchings, pencil drawings and watercolours by Mary Anne Sloane, secretary of the Women's Guild of Arts founded by May Morris. Sloane was a frequent visitor to Kelmscott House, and her work was strongly encouraged by William Morris and others in the Arts and Crafts circle. 

W Morris Society

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