From the web: “Life was a cabaret – the Roaring Twenties in Cairo”

January 13, 2020 Uncategorized

In 1917, the writer, publisher, designer, and Arts and Crafts pioneer C.R. Ashbee (1863–1942) found himself working as a teacher at a school in Cairo. Ashbee was a socialist in the William Morris mould, who endlessly romanticised the uncorrupted folk art of the pre-industrial age.

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