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1911 Encyclopedia Britannica

Sir Arthur Lasenby Liberty

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"SIR ARTHUR LASENBY LIBERTY (1843-1917), English merchant, was born at Chesham Aug. 13 1843, the son of a Nottingham lace manufacturer. He was educated at the university school of Nottingham and at 19 became manager of the shop in Regent St., London, which he developed into an important adjunct of the art world of the period. In 1875 he became independent and at once set to work to adapt Eastern art in weaving and design to Western requirements, becoming famous both for his textiles and for his colourings. He was a fellow of the Asiatic Society and chairman of the advisory committee of the Royal School of Art Needlework at Kensington. Knighted in 1913, he died at Gt. Missenden, Bucks., May II 1917.

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Chisholm, Hugh, General Editor. Entry for 'Sir Arthur Lasenby Liberty'. 1911 Encyclopedia Britanica. 1910.

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