Gustav Stickley By Samantha Odell
Gustav Stickley: The beginning • Born: Gustavus Stoeckel, March 9th, 1858. • Parents: Leopold & Barbara Stoeckel; 11 children. • Hometown: Osceola, Wisconsin. http://www.stickleymuseum.org/images/stories/General/stickley.jpg
Growing up • Gustav was first trained as a stone mason. • 1876, Gustav & family moved to Brant, Pennsylvania. • 1896, traveled to Europe & met Arts & Crafts designers. • Founded United Crafts. http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_a1H7iZJ3LNc/SfBTueeyMaI/AAAAAAAACSE/qKl_irxydNw/s640/1902-rush+seat+workers.jpg
Stickley founded: • New Furniture line (United Crafts) • The Craftsman • Craftsman Homebuilders’ Club • Craftsman Workshops • Built Craftsman Farms http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_a1H7iZJ3LNc/ScFwxA0hrbI/AAAAAAAACHk/1vU3XlYrnUs/s640/january+1904.jpg http://www.stickleymuseum.org/images/stories/General/cff-1.jpg
Stickley’s Furniture Gustav Stickley bureau Gustav Stickley library table Gustav Stickley five leg table w/ 2 leaves http://www.treadwaygallery.com/ONLINECATALOGS/DEC2006/catalog12-06/0201-0300.html http://museumpublicity.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/Gustav-Stickley.jpg http://www.craftsmanhome.com/furniture/hile/Gustav-Stickley-5LegTable-HS0221.html
Remembering Stickley • Died: April 21st, 1942 • Work is still popular • Company continues to produce furniture.
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