Author:George Wallis

George Wallis
English artist, museum curator and art educator
George Wallis


  • ‘On the Cultivation of a Popular Taste in the Fine Arts,’ 1839.
  • Introductory Address, delivered 15 January 1844, to the Students of the Manchester School of Design, Manchester, 1844.
  • The Study of the History, Principles and Practice of Ornamental Art: an address delivered 20 January 1845, to the Students of the Manchester School of Design, Manchester, 1845.
  • A Letter to the Council of the Manchester School of Design on the System of Teaching pursued in that School, London, 1845.
  • A Farewell Letter to the Council, Subscribers, Friends and Students of the Manchester School of Design: containing a full exposition of the Circumstances Leading to his Resignation, London & Manchester, 1846.
  • Art, Science and Manufacture as a Unity, an essay in four chapters: what we have been doing, what we are doing, what we ought to do, what we can do, The Art Journal, 1 October and 1 November 1851.
  • (with Sir Joseph Whitworth) The Industry of the United States in Machinery, Manufactures and Useful and Applied Arts, compiled from the Official Reports of Messrs Whitworth and Wallis, London, 1854.
  • Report on the Re-Organisation of the Government School of Art, Birmingham, in the Years 1852, 1853 and 1854, London, 1854.
  • Schools of Art in Relation to Trade and Manufactures, Birmingham, 1855.
  • Recent Progress in Design as Applied to Manufacture, Journal of the Society of Arts, Vol. 4, 14 March 1856.
  • Schools of Art: their Constitution and Management, comprising a Statement of the Present Position and Working of the Birmingham Central and Branch Schools, London, 1857 (a print of a paper delivered to the National Association for the Promotion of Science at a).
  • Catalogue of the Exhibition of Works of Art-Manufacture designed or executed by Students of the Schools of Art, London, 1858.
  • On Embroidery by Machinery, Journal of the Society of Arts, 8 April 1859.
  • Address and Introductory Instructions to William Wallis's Drawing Book, Elementary Series, London, 1859.
  • Fifty Diagrams to Illustrate the Delineation of Form, adapted to the Author's Lessons on the same Subject: with a preface containing Hints to Teachers on the Early Education of the Hand and Eye, London, [nd].
  • Diagrams and Instructions to the Used in the Collective Teaching of Elementary Linear Drawing, London, [nd].
  • The Art-Manufactures of Birmingham and Midland Counties in the International Exhibition of 1862, Birmingham, 1862 (re-printed from the Midland Counties Herald).
  • The New Art of Auto-Typography, Journal of the Society of Arts, 17 April 1863. Reprint 1868.
  • The Royal House of Tudor: a Series of Biographical Sketches, illustrated with a Series of Portraits executed from Authentic Contemporary Works, reduced from Photographs taken from the original, London, 1866.
  • Technical Education: a Letter, Birmingham, 1868.
  • Special Report on the Local Manufactures of South Staffordshire and East Worcestershire as represented in the South Staffordshire Exhibition held at Wolverhampton, 1869, London/Wolverhampton?, [1869].
  • The Art Journal Catalogue of the International Exhibition of 1871, Art Journal, 1871.
  • The Art Journal Catalogue of the International Exhibition of 1872, Art Journal, 1872.
  • Language by Touch: a Narrative Illustrating the Instruction of the Blind and Deaf Mute, London, [1873].
  • Swedenborg and Modern Culture, London, 1875.
  • Decorative Art in Britain: Past, Present and Future, G. Falkner, Manchester, 1877.
  • Jewellery, article in: George P. Bevan, ed., British Manufacturing Industries series 1878.
  • Original Designs for Art Manufacture, The Art Journal, 1880.
  • British Art, Pictorial, Decorative and Industrial: a Fifty Years' Retrospect, 1832 to 1852, Chapman and Hall, London and Thomas Forman, Nottingham, 1882. (A paper read before the Arts Society, Nottingham Castle, on Tuesday, 31 October 1882).
  • [editor] Comparative Anatomy as Applied to the Purposes of the Artist, London, 1883.
  • Introduction to A Catalogue of Manufactures, Decorations and Designs, the Work of Students of the Schools of Art in Great Britain and Ireland, in connection with the Science and Arts Museums of South Kensington, W. Clowes, London, 1884

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