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"Brussels" armchair: Gallery Label - Current


Minneapolis Institute of Arts



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Architect and interior designer George Walton studied at the Glasgow School of Art before establishing a design firm in Glasgow in 1888. He decorated numerous homes and businesses in the Glagow area, including the Argyle Street tea-room and the Buchanan Street tea-rooms with Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Walton moved to London in 1897and from 1898 to 1902 he designed furnishings and shop-fronts for branches of the Kodak Camera Company in Brussels, Glasgow, Milan, Moscow, Leningrad, Vienna, and London, including this armchair for the Brussels shop.
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Source: Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Rights: Copyright Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Added to Site: March 17, 2009