Ernest Gimson

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Ernest William Gimson (/ˈɪmsən/; 21 December 1864 12 August 1919) was an English furniture designer and architect. Gimson was described by the art critic Nikolaus Pevsner as "the greatest of the English architect-designers".[1] Today his reputation is securely established as one of the most influential designers of the English Arts and Crafts movement in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

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Ernest Gimson
Born
Ernest William Gimson

(1864-12-21)21 December 1864
Leicester, England
Died12 August 1919(1919-08-12) (aged 54)
Sapperton, England
OccupationArchitect
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Stoneywell_by_Ernest_Gimson.jpg
Drawing of Stoneywell by Ernest Gimson, July 1898.
LeicesterErnestGimsonBluePlaque_June2010.jpg
Ernest Gimson Blue Plaque displayed at the Belmont Hotel, De Montfort Street / New Walk, Leicester.

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