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ID: 500030367
 
Record Type: Person
Ashbee, Charles Robert (British architect, designer, 1863-1942)

Note: Influential designer, writer, and leader of the Arts and Crafts Movement. In 1888, he founded the Guild and School of Handicraft at Toynbee Hall in the East End of London. In 1891, he moved the school and guild to Essex House in Mile End, London, and in 1902 it moved out of London to Chipping Camden in the Cotswolds, where it remained until its bankruptcy in 1908. He also founded the School of Arts and Crafts (1904-1914).

Names:
Ashbee, Charles Robert (preferred,V,index)
Charles Robert Ashbee (V,display)
Ashbee, C. R. (V)
C. R. Ashbee (V)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English

Roles:
artist (preferred)
architect
craftsman
designer
writer
reformer

Gender: male

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
master of ....  Art Workers' Guild  1929
................  (English guild, established 1884) [500117045]
member of ....  Art Workers' Guild  
................  (English guild, established 1884) [500117045]
student of ....  Bodley, George Frederick  
..................  (British architect and designer, 1827-1907) [500032445]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Ashbee, Charles Robert (I)

Biographies:
(British architect, designer, 1863-1942) ..... [VP Preferred]
(British architect, 1863-1942) ..... [AVERY]
(British architect, craftsman, 1863-1942) ..... [BHA]
(architect, 1863-1942) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(English designer, 1863-1942) ..... [Grove Art]

Sources and Contributors:
Ashbee, Charles Robert ........ [AVERY, BHA Preferred, CL-Courtauld Preferred, Grove Art, VP Preferred]
.............................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
.............................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
.............................................  Fleming, Penguin Dictionary of Decorative Arts (1989) 47
.............................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
.............................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Ashbee, C. R. ........ [AVERY Preferred, Grove Art Preferred]
...........................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
...........................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
Charles Robert Ashbee ........ [CL-Courtauld, VP]
...........................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
C. R. Ashbee ........ [AVERY, VP]
.........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CL-Courtauld, Gallery Systems, Grove Art, VP]
....................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Fleming, Penguin Dictionary of Decorative Arts (1989) 47
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n50002000
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n50002000
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP]
.......... Fleming, Penguin Dictionary of Decorative Arts (1989) 47
.......... Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
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