Author: Nicola Carr

Allyson McDermott Wallpapers: Video

As an introduction to her practice, Allyson, who has been restoring the handblocked Morris wallpapers at Emery Walker’s House and Kelmscott House, has produced this video. It describes how she researches and then recreates the magnificent reproduction wallpapers for which she is best known.Video copyright © Allyson McDermott…

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Introducing Allyson McDermott

Allyson McDermott is one of the world’s leading authorities on conserving, recreating and hanging historic wallpapers. Part artist, part scientist, part sleuth, she peels away the layers of history for clients including The National Trust, Historic Royal Palaces and now Arts & Crafts Hammersmith, for which she was commissioned to work on the papers at Emery Walker’s House at 7 Hammersmith Terrace and at William Morris’ home at Kelmscott House, 26 Upper Mall, Hammersmith.Her practice offers a…

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