John Lockwood Kipling. A design for Rudyard Kipling’s bookplate, 1909.
Pen-and-ink and wash on paper. National Trust, Bateman’s, NT 760762. © National Trust Images / John Hammond.

On Thursday, October 19 at 6:30 pm Susan Weber, co-curator of the exhibition and director of Bard Graduate Center leads an in-depth tour of the first major exhibition to examine the work of John Lockwood Kipling (1837-1911)—designer, architectural sculptor, curator, educator, illustrator, and journalist—whose vital role in the nineteenth‐century Arts and Crafts revival in British India is little known.

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