Walter Crane Art (Part 6/6)

The six framed art works by Walter Crane grace a corridor on the ground floor of St. Grimbald's Court. The North Wind and the Robin appeared in the 1878 "The Baby's Bouquet" which was a companion to the "Baby's Opera", a book of English nursery songs planned in 1877 with Edmund Evans. About the artist: Crane was hired … Continue reading Walter Crane Art (Part 6/6)

Walter Crane Art (Part 5/6)

The six framed art works by Walter Crane grace a corridor on the ground floor of St. Grimbald's Court. I Had a Little Nut Tree appeared in the 1877 "Baby's Opera", a book of English nursery songs planned with Edmund Evans. About the artist: On November 13th, 1887, Crane was involved in, along with William Morris and H.M. Hyndman, … Continue reading Walter Crane Art (Part 5/6)

Walter Crane Art (part 4/6)

The six framed art works by Walter Crane grace a corridor on the ground floor of St. Grimbald's Court. I Saw Three Ships appeared in the 1877 "Baby's Opera", a book of English nursery songs planned with Edmund Evans. About the artist: He became close friends with William Morris; the two men both deplored the effects of modern manufacturing and … Continue reading Walter Crane Art (part 4/6)