Jacobean Type

Scope and Content

Small sketches dating from the late 19th century to early 20th century, printed excerpts from catalogues and other publications, one wallpaper samples and a number of photocopies of designs. British architecture, furniture, and decorative arts in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries saw a revival of styles and forms from the Jacobean period of the 17th century. British art, architecture, furniture and decorative arts of this style and period can be referred to as Jacobean Revival. Jacobean Revival architecture and decorative motifs were also mixed with Elizabethan Revival and Queen Anne styles. There are designs by, amongst others, Libert, H. Comte, Frederick J Mayers, H Tournier, A Catton and Muller. Some designs have been attached in multiples to one sheet of paper. In such cases, no dominant colour has been recorded.