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May Morris (1862-1938), Designer and craftswoman; daughter of William Morris

Mary ('May') Morris

Later Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sitter in 60 portraits
Artist associated with 1 portrait
Born on the 25 March, William and Jane's younger daughter Mary was always known as May. As an artist-craftswoman she specialised in embroidery, also designing wallpapers for Morris & Co. and taking a leading role in the Arts & Crafts Movement. Examples of her jewellery can be seen in the Victoria & Albert Museum. Active in the Socialist movement with Bernard Shaw, Eleanor Marx and Ramsay Macdonald, she was also a keen theatre-goer. May later edited her father's Collected Works, and maintained Kelmscott Manor in his memory.

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x19856

May Morris

by Frederick Hollyer
platinotype cabinet card
NPG x19856

x19857

May Morris

by Frederick Hollyer
platinotype cabinet card
NPG x19857

x3739

May Morris

by Robert Faulkner & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1870s
NPG x3739

x29071

May Morris

by Robert Faulkner & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1870s
NPG x29071

x129530

May Morris

by Robert Faulkner & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1870s
NPG x129530

x129531

May Morris

by Robert Faulkner & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1870s
NPG x129531

x129532

May Morris

by Robert Faulkner & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1870s
NPG x129532

x129533

May Morris

by Robert Faulkner
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1870s
NPG x129533

x129534

May Morris

by Robert Faulkner & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1870s
NPG x129534

x129535

May Morris

by Robert Faulkner & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1870s
NPG x129535

x76482

May Morris

by Unknown photographer
platinum print, 1870s
NPG x76482

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