JWR Linton Collection
A collection of over 100 pieces representing aspects of the life and work of artist JWR Linton. The collection includes examples of his work; his tools of trade and work benches; and designs, drawings and notebooks.
A collection of over 100 pieces representing aspects of the life and work of artist JWR Linton. The collection includes examples of: his artwork including metalcraft - silverware, copperware, repoussé - wood carving, leatherwork, furniture, watercolours, photography; his designs, drawings and notebooks; his tools of trade - including metalcraft tools, leatherworking tools, woodcarving tools, drawing instruments, woodworking tools; work benches; and even one or two domestic items from his home. London born James Walter Robert Linton (1869-1947) moved to Western Australia in 1896. He opened the Linton Art School in 1899 and headed the art school at Perth Technical School in 1902 where he stayed until 1931. Linton was well known in the Australian arts and crafts movement and was one of Australia's finest silversmiths in the early twentieth century. He had a long association with the WA Museum and Art Gallery and was a Trustee of the combined Public Library, Museum and Art Gallery from 1922 to 1936.
Some material may be subject to copyright.
Art metalwork; Design; Furniture; Leatherwork; Metalwork; Photography; Tools; Watercolour painting; Woodcarving
Arts and crafts movement; Copperwork; Furniture; JWR Linton; Leatherwork; Metalcraft; Photography; Repoussé; Silversmith; Watercolour; Woodcarving
Artworks; Photographs; Tools
Crafts & craft equipment; Furniture; Leatherwork; Metalwork; Photography; Tools; Watercolours; Woodcarving
JWR Linton; Western Australian Museum
Western Australian Art Gallery; Australia; Perth Technical School; Linton Art School; Western Australian Museum; Perth; Western Australia