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Mary Lobb From Cornwall to Kelmscott: A Life Revealed

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Kelmscott Manor
Kelmscott
Lechlade
Oxfordshire
GL7 3HJ

Tel: 01367 252486

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This exhibition will be the first to focus on Mary Frances Vivien Lobb (1878-1939), companion for 22 years to May Morris when she lived at Kelmscott Manor in rural Oxfordshire. May – designer and embroidery historian – was the younger daughter of famous Victorian designer, poet and social thinker William Morris (1834-96). The exhibition will contain photographs, documents and ephemera from the collections of the National Library of Wales and Kelmscott Manor. Most of the exhibits have never been on public display before.

Little has previously been known about Mary Lobb, and the exhibition sheds light on her origins and family, the years she spent at Kelmscott and her relationship with May Morris; their travels to Iceland; their many camping trips across England and Wales; and their mutual love of gardening and animals. In addition, it will also contain representative examples of the archive's important and previously unseen reference material relating to William Morris's research activities for his last great endeavour, the Kelmscott Press.

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Admission to exhibition is included with admission to the Manor. £9.50 Adults, £5 students & children (5 - 16). Family ticket £26.00

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