The Yeats Sisters and The Cuala. Author Signed (1994)
Author: Gifford Lewis
Book ID: 65217
The Yeats Sisters and The Cuala. Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 1994. Pp, 199. With numerous illustration. A fine bright copy in pictorial dust jacket.
This copy is signed by the author and with a typed letter signed from Michael Yeats (W.B. Yeats’ son).
The ‘Cuala’ as it was popularly known, was an Irish female craft co-operative on the English Arts and Crafts model, founded and managed by sisters Elizabeth and Lily Yeats. Elisabeth ran the printing department with W.B. Yeats as editor to the Press, while Lily, who was trained in the Morris workshops, ran the embroidery department.