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Marsh & Jones

Gordon Campbell

in Oxford Art Online


Published online February 2013 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gao/9781884446054.article.T2073011

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English cabinetmaking firm in Leeds, prominent in the late 19th century. The company began as Messrs Kendell & Co., which was bought in 1864 by John Marsh and Edward Jones. Their furniture was executed in historical styles, often Gothic Revival, and was sold from both their Leeds workshop and a London showroom. Their distinguished succession of designers included Charles Bevan, Bruce Talbert and (in the 1880s and 1890s) W. R. Lethaby; in the early 20th century they made Art Nouveau furniture, and their designers included Edwin Lutyens in ...

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Subjects: Professional Interior Design ; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400) ; Early Medieval, Romanesque and Gothic Art ; 19th-Century Art ; 20th-Century Art

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