|Sir Emery Walker
Typographer, engraver, collector and firm socialist. He was a great friend of William Morris who wrote of him, ‘Walker was with me Saturday and Sunday, to my great comfort’. ( he shared all his spare time) Phillip Webb, architect, who, on dying, left his collection to Walker says fondly that Walker was the ‘Universal Samaritan…to be laid on like water only we don’t pay rates for him’. He was also a friend and advisor to W B Yates and George Bernard Shaw and helped to establish the Cuala Press, Dublin.
‘The Letters of William Morris to his Family and Friends’, ed. Philip Henderson, London, 1950.
‘7 Hammersmith Terrace’, M.Kramer, Magazine Antiques, June 2005.
‘The Pursuit Of The Ideal: The Life And Art Of William Morris Exhibition’, ‘University of Michigan, Special Collections Library’, 1996.