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Head, heart, and hand : Elbert Hubbard and the Roycrofters

Author: Elbert Hubbard; Marie Via; Marjorie B Searl; University of Rochester. Memorial Art Gallery.
Publisher: Rochester, N.Y. : University of Rochester Press, 1994.
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"Head, Heart and Hand is published to accompany the exhibition of the same name, the first major assemblage of objects produced at the Roycroft community in upstate New York under the leadership of the charismatic Elbert Hubbard. A consummate entrepreneur, Hubbard successfully married capitalism with basic tenets of the Arts and Crafts ideology. Although clearly influenced by the work of European designers, the  Read more...
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Named Person: Elbert Hubbard
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elbert Hubbard; Marie Via; Marjorie B Searl; University of Rochester. Memorial Art Gallery.
ISBN: 1878822438 9781878822437 1878822446 9781878822444 1878822470 9781878822475
OCLC Number: 30810766
Notes: Catalog of an exhibition at the Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, Oct. 30, 1994-Jan. 8, 1995; Akron Art Museum, Jan. 28-Mar. 26, 1995; Allentown Art Museum, Apr. 23-June 25, 1995; Frederick R. Weismann Museum of Art, July 28-Sept. 24, 1995; Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Nov. 13, 1995-Jan. 7, 1996; New York State Museum, Feb. 3-Mar. 31, 1996.
Description: viii, 168 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Contents: Directors' forewords --
Quinan: Elbert Hubbard's Roycroft --
Jennings: A little journey to the Roycroft shops --
Vilain: The Roycroft Press: books, magazines, and ephemera --
Brandt: "Made to last a century": the work of the Roycroft Furniture Shop --
Rust/Turgeon/Via/Searl: Alchemy in East Aurora: a history of the Roycroft Copper Shop --
Hamilton: The Roycroft Modeled Leather Department: its evolution and history --
Turner: "Like a portrait by Rembrandt": design ideals in Roycroft leather --
Buckley: Industry with art: the painters, graphic artists, sculptors, and photographers affiliated with the Roycroft --
Via: "An ideal place for tired humanity": snippets from the guest books of the Roycroft Inn --
Austin: Product price structure at the Roycroft and the creation of consumer culture --
Searl: Epilogue --
Mottos of the Fra.
Responsibility: [edited by Marie Via and Marjorie Searl].
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