Monday, June 02, 2008

The Craftsman magazine 1901-1916

Full facsimile copies of the Craftsman magazine edited by Gustav Stickley.

Hosted at the Digital Library for the Decorative Arts and Material Culture at the University of Wisconsin.

Reading these magazines gave me a good glimpse into the lifestyle and philosophy of the Craftsman movement.
The magazines explore home and building, arts and crafts, gardening and landscaping. They contain patterns and plans for homes, furniture and decorative arts.
This picture is of decorations for doorway drapes August 1903

5 comments:

  1. Linda3:19 PM

    What a treasure! I particularly love the textiles of the period, but a quick glance at some of the issues' contents tells me I may be spending a lot of time there!

    Thank you so much for your wonderful blog and all that you share. You exemplify some of the best the internet has to offer.

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  2. Fantastic find-- thank you so much for posting it!

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  3. Memphis Mary12:18 PM

    You've done it again, Meggiecat. You always post such interesting items to share. I live in a craftsman bungalow circa 1921 so I loved looking through the magazine. Too bad I have to actually do some work rather than browse. Thanks so much for sharing.

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  4. Thank you! This is an incredible resource - what a feast for the eye!

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  5. Sharon had put a link to your blog. Thank you very much for the link to this library.

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