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us: Walker, Emery, 1851-1933

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    • Birth Place

        (naf) Paddington (London, England)
    • Death Place

        (naf) London (England)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Address: 7 Hammersmith Terrace , London
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        • City: London
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Walker & Boutall
        • Organization: (naf) Walker & Cockerell
        • Organization: (naf) Emery Walker Ltd.
        • Organization: (naf) Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society
        • Organization: (naf) Kelmscott Press
        • Organization: (naf) Doves Press
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    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Engraving
          (lcsh) Photoengraving
            (lcsh) Printing
          • Occupation

              (lcsh) Engraphers
                (lcsh) Typographers
                  (lcsh) Printers
              • Additonal Related Forms

                • us: Emery Walker Limited
                • us: Walker & Boutall
                • us: Walker & Cockerell
              • Earlier Established Forms

                  Walker, Emery, Sir, 1851-1933
              • Sources

                • found: LC in OCLC, 6-8-93 (hdg.: Walker, Emery, Sir, 1851-1933)
                • found: Blake, W. Illustrations to the Divine comedy of Dante, 1922: t.p. verso (Emery Walker Limited) Introd. (reproduced in collotype by Mr. Emery Walker)
                • found: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (WWW), July 30, 2015: under Walker, Sir Emery, 1851-1933 (process engraver and typographer; born at 10 Pickering Terrace, Paddington, Middlesex [London] on 2 April 1851; in 1886, in partnership with Walter Boutall, founded the firm of "process and general engravers, draughtsmen, map-constructors, and photographers of works of art" known first as Walker and Boutall, later as Walker and Cockerell, and finally as Emery Walker, Ltd.; in 1888, with William Morris, Walter Crane and others, founded the Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society; in 1891, with Morris, established the Kelmscott Press; he "declined to be a partner in this costly enterprise ... Nevertheless, he was all the while a virtual partner, and no important step was taken without his advice and approval"; in 1900, in partnership with T.J. Cobden-Sanderson, he founded the Doves Press; partnership severed in 1909; died at his home, 7 Hammersmith Terrace [London], on 22 July 1933 ) under Cockerell, Sir Sydney Carlyle, 1867-1962 (went into partnership with Emery Walker, with whom he worked in Walker's process engraving business, 1900-1904)
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                • 2015-07-31: revised
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