Walter Crane

(1845-1915)

Walter Crane portrait

Walter Crane was one of the most prolific British artist of the end of the 19th century. He is mostly known for being a children's book creator. He was part of the Arts & Craft movement. He also designed textiles and wall paper. He  was closely associated with the Socialist movement.

Walter Crane Textile

Swan Wallpaper, by Walter Crane © Victoria and Albert Museum / V&A Prints

The British Empire was designed by Walter Crane for Edmund Potter & Co in 1887

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