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folk art

Celebrating BATSFORD BOOKS

~ bringing a little colour to Austerity Britain in the late 1940s…

Woodland crafts in Britain

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The English Scene

English Woodland

British Woodland Trees

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English Town Crafts

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Forestry and Woodland Life

Post-war urban fantasies of a countryside never known, or forgotten since escaping it at a young age.

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Wood in the service of mankind, 5 : arabian doors and windows

From rustic and ornamented to fake and secure: the march of progress…

collection of traditional window shutters

traditional wooden lock (not a hairbrush!)

rustic door – pure craft, and not much art

functional and decorative

elaboration

complexity

colorful but muted

modern colours

modern preservatives

 

traditional theme in the kitchen

 

strictly for the tourist

metal takes over – safe and secure, but no longer wooden