Edward Bansley (fl.1930-1970)
1930 - 1970
520 x 390 x 270 mm
Place of origin
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Attingham Park, Shropshire (Accredited Museum)
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Walnut desk lectern designed by Sir George Trevelyan and made by Edward Barnsley between 1930 and 1970. Sir George Trevelyan was an exponent of the leading craftsmen of the Cotswolds 1930s Arts and Crafts Movement which included Ernest Gimson, Sidney and Edward Barnsley. Sir George studied furniture making for two years from 1929 as a paying pupil at the workshop run by Peter Waals in Chalford, Gloucestershire. He designed and made much of his own furniture for personal use.
Designed by Sir George Trevelyan (1906 - 1996), formerly Principal of Shropshire's Adult Education College when it was located at Attingham Park from 1947 to his retirement in 1971. Donated to the National Trust in June 2001 by Catriona Tyson, daughter of Sir George Trevelyan.
Makers and roles
Edward Bansley (fl.1930-1970), maker George Trevelyan, designer