• 1890 – 95

    This section is informed by Alan Crawford’s By Hammer and Hand, the Arts and Crafts Movement in Birmingham, the helpful notes on the B.I.A.D. archive of the Birmingham Municipal School of Art, Simon Ogden’s indispensible work and Quintin Watt’s The Bromsgrove Guild: An illustrated guide. [ Left. Benjamin Creswick, probably in the studios of the Birmingham ...

  • 1895 – 1899

    In 1894-5, Creswick had another commission for a frieze (1). The detail of this commission has been a puzzle for many years as the frieze was described in The Birmingham Magazine as being on an architect’s office in Northampton with no clue as to its exact location. However, the advent of Google images has meant ...