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Holme, George, 1841–1893

Midland Counties Fine Arts and Industrial Exhibition, Derby 1870 : All Saints' Church, Derby.

Derby [England] : George Holme, [1870]
Physical Description:
1 silk picture : color ; 21 x 5 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NK9002.H6 M5 Box
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Visual Materials
A woven picture, machine-embroidered on silk.
Silk bookmark (or Stevengraph), woven by G. Holme and presumably from the workshop of, or else clearly inspired by, the famous Coventry weaver Thomas Stevens. The present silk souvenir celebrates the Industrial Exhibition held in Derby in 1870, and depicts All Saints' Church in the city. It is a testament to the workingmen's industrial exhibitions movement that flourished in Britain during the 1860s and 1870s.
Subject Terms:
Art -- England -- Derby -- Exhibitions.
Derby (England) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Derby Cathedral.
Midland Counties Fine Arts & Industrial Exhibition (1870 : Derby, England)
Silk pictures -- Specimens.
Stevens, Thomas, 1828-1888.
Embroidery (visual works)

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