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Victorian architecture is not really my thing, but I do run across an awful lot of Victorian resources in my research for Craftsman stuff. I figure there are some folks who might appreciate me sharing those resources.
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Scrolling Vine Picture Moulding Hook $2.19. Swirling vines cascade over the top of this delightful picture rail hook. The late Victorian design is reproduced in solid brass and pressure formed for strength. 8 fabulous finishes give you choices for every room! Dimensions: 1-11/16" high x 3/4" wide x .05" thick. House of Antique Hardware


Scrolling Vine Picture Moulding Hook

Ivy Pattern Picture Rail Hook $2.79. A flourish of ivy decorates this lovely 1870s moulding hook. The graceful, tapered design has been reproduced in solid brass, which is pressure formed for strength. Offered in classic Victorian as well as modern finishes - something for every home! Dimensions: 2-1/8" high x 1 1/2" wide x .04" thick. House of Antique Hardware


Ivy Pattern Picture Rail Hook

From the JL Mott Iron Works 1888 plumbing catalog.


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English Victorian Transfer Tile. Strong arts & crafts/nouveau transfer-printed and hand-colored tile in a bold color pattern. A glaze skip at top edge near right corner; underglaze frit at right edge mid-way down and a small nick lower...

English Victorian Transfer TIle

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Tile | Maw & Co. | Tile of buff coloured earthenware, moulded in imitation of crystals and covered with a turquoise-blue glaze. Place of Origin Jackfield, England (made) Date ca. 1860-1880 (made)


Tile | Maw & Co. | V&A Search the Collections

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Hand-painted tiles became a regular feature of Arts and Crafts interiors from the 1860s onwards. Such schemes were often associated with the revival among architects of the English vernacular, and notably the 'Old English' and 'Queen Anne' styles pioneered by Richard Norman Shaw. The tiles themselves were produced by firms such as those of William Morris and William De Morgan, or were imported from The Netherlands. Larger industrial manufacturers also produced some lines that catered to Arts…


BBB | De Morgan, William Frend | V&A Search the Collections

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Flora's Train

These tiles were designed by the Victorian artist and illustrator, Walter Crane. While similar in style to Crane's book illustration, the designs also show the influence of Art Nouveau. The outlines of the patterns have been pressed in relief, in imitation of the more labour-intensive technique of tube-lining.


Flora's Train | Crane, Walter | V&A Search the Collections

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Hand-painted tiles became a popular feature of artistic interiors from the 1860s onwards. Such tiles regularly appear in houses decorated in the Arts and Crafts style, and were used widely by exponents of vernacular architecture such as Richard Norman Shaw (1831-1912). The most common setting for such tiles was in and around the fireplace.

Tile | Morris, William | V&A Search the Collections

Maw and Co for C P Sutcliffe and Co, relief moulded dust-pressed tile, pansy design, under a single colour glaze, various colourways exist, 6" square, c1880. This is one of the company's most popular designs, and was continued by Maw and Co after the closure of C P Sutcliffe.


C P Sutcliffe, Pansy design - Ironbridge Gorge Museum

Craven Dunnill majolica glazed relief moulded plastic clay tile, Anthemium border design, 6" square, c1880.

Craven Dunnill and Co, Anthemium border design - Ironbridge Gorge Museum