Conference paper (unpublished)The artist and designer William Morris taught himself to weave in 1879 and went on to produce some of the most celebrated tapestries of the 19th century. But how far can Morris’s writings on the revival of Medieval craft be accepted as the ethos behind his tapestries? Previously overlooked evidence...
Book chapterThis chapter examines expressions of Scottish difference through the dress and activities of ‘the London Scottish’, a volunteer corps established in 1859. It addresses its connections with the Caledonian Society of London and the Highland Society of London, a revival of links between Scottish associational culture and military volunteering established...