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Bookplate, Herbert Horne

*Image found at: https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/image/1613652319 This image shows a bookplate made by Herbert Horne in 1895. A bookplate was used to mark someone’s name or initials inside the cover of a book to show ownership (About Bookplate). Horne made this bookplate specifically for Fred Trehawke Davies, whose monogram is shown in the intertwined perches within the…

Chapel of the Ascension, Herbert Horne

*Image found at: https://branchcollective.org/?ps_articles=margaretta-s-frederick-on-frederic-shields-chapel-of-the-ascension The Chapel of the Ascension’s exterior attests to Herbert Horne’s great architectural skill while the interior was done by an artist named Frederic Shields. A wealthy widow of a member of parliament named Emelia Russell Gurney commissioned this build that was completed in 1910 but unfortunately was demolished thirty years later…

Herbert Horne

*Image found on: https://alchetron.com/Herbert-Horne Herbert Horne, born in London in 1864, was raised by an architect, Horace, and his mother, Hannah. While coming of age, Horne looked up to his father and chose to follow in his artistic footsteps; he began a partnership at a young age with an esteemed architect, Mackmurdo, who set out…