Virtual Museum

Here you can access a huge library of images that cover the Leicester Arts and Museums collection of Ernest Gimson items and other related objects as well as the Dryad collection.

The objects are broken down by the categories you see below and then broken down further into object types. You can browse using the these categories or use the tags in the object page to find similar related objects.

View the Ernest Gimson Collection held by Leicester Museums. This includes a large number of objects designed and created by other Arts & Crafts related people.

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A selection of photographs and drawings related to Ernest Gimson that are not part of Leicester Museums Collection but are part of the wider story of Gimson and the Arts & Crafts Movement.

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Harry Peach started collecting craft objects from Britain and around the world in about 1907. His initial enthusiasm was for cane and basketware but his interests developed rapidly.

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John Paul Cooper made a significant contribution to the development of Arts & Crafts silver, metalwork and jewellery. His approach to decoration was magnificent and unusual.

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Today you can still find craftsman creating furniture and other objects using the same methods as Ernest Gimson and his peers.

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A book that has 8 drawings within the text and 60 plates.

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