Ernest William Gimson blue plaque in Leicester

Ernest William Gimson
Born Leicester 21st December 1864
Died Sapperton 12th August 1919
Arts and crafts
and designer
lived here
1870 - 1886

Ernest William Gimson (Leicester, 21 December 1864 – Sapperton, 12 August 1919) was an English furniture designer and architect. Gimson was described by the art critic Nikolaus Pevsner as "the greatest of the English architect-designers". Today his reputation is securely established as one of the most influential designers of the English Arts and Crafts movement in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

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