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'Topsy' : William Morris / written and presented by Douglas Skeggs; produced and directed by Peter Champness.

Additional Title(s):

William Morris

Physical Description:
1 videodisc (57 min.) : sound , color with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Reference Library
DVD 254
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Use copy of media materials now unusable in original format. Media conversion undertaken based on Fair Use analysis. Copy created 2013.
Disc characteristics: DVD-R
Originally issued as videocassette in 2000.
Art historian Douglas Skeggs addresses the many achievements of the boisterous and energetic "Topsy", 19th-century Great Britain's most influential designer, founder of the Arts and Crafts Movement, socialist reformer, and Tennyson's heir to the position of Poet Laureate--which he declined. Topics from every period of his life are discussed in evocative detail.
Subject Terms:
Artists -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Arts and crafts movement.
Morris, William, 1834-1896.
Skeggs, Douglas, author.
Champness, Peter, director.