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Ernest Gimson
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Born in Leicester, Leicestershire
Born on 21st of December 1864
Died on 12th of August 1919

Born 1864. Died 1919 - Architect and furniture designer.

Associated with the Barnsley brothers, Sidney and Ernest. Moved to the Cotswolds in 1895 where they designed and made furniture. Today he is regarded as one of the most influential designers of the English Arts and Crafts movement in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. His designs included ladder-back chairs and cabinets and metalwork.

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