Charles Horner of Halifax: A Celebration of His Life and Work Tom J. Lawson

ISBN: 9780954235406

Published: July 20th 2006

Hardcover

290 pages


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Charles Horner of Halifax: A Celebration of His Life and Work  by  Tom J. Lawson

Charles Horner of Halifax: A Celebration of His Life and Work by Tom J. Lawson
July 20th 2006 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 290 pages | ISBN: 9780954235406 | 4.63 Mb

This book celebrates Charles Horner in many ways. The richness and diversity of Horner products are beautifully illustrated and thoroughly researched- the inventiveness of the Horner firm, the social history of the period and the character of CharlesMoreThis book celebrates Charles Horner in many ways.

The richness and diversity of Horner products are beautifully illustrated and thoroughly researched- the inventiveness of the Horner firm, the social history of the period and the character of Charles Horner are also discussed in a chapter dedicated to Horners life. Employees tell their story through oral history extracts while the initiative of management is conveyed in the detail of patents they lodged and a broad history of the firm itself.

Arts and Crafts, Art Nouveau and Art Deco style enthusiasts will discover in this inspired book the wealth of numerous Horner products and can enjoy the revealing company pattern and price books that accompany them. Thimble collectors will be pleased to find that this work features a chapter that was specially commissioned from Norma Spicer - acknowledged as an authority in the field.

Paul Atterbury states in his foreword: In design terms, Charles Horner was clearly not a Tiffany, a Lalique, a Cartier or a



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