William Arthur Smith Benson

William Arthur Smith Benson (17 October 1854 – 5 July 1924) was an English designer active in the Arts and Crafts Movement.

William Arthur Smith Benson
Born(1854-10-17)October 17, 1854
DiedJuly 5, 1924(1924-07-05) (aged 69)
Spouse(s)Venetia Hunt
RelativesAlfred William Hunt (father-in-law)
Margaret Raine Hunt (mother-in-law)
Violet Hunt (sister-in-law)
Coffee pot, designed by William Arthur Smith Benson, before 1900


  • Ian Hamerton (Hrsg.): W.A.S. Benson: Arts & Crafts Luminary and Pioneer of Modern Design. Antique Collectors' Club, 2005, ISBN 978-1-8514-9476-7.
  • Caroline Dakers: The Holland Park Circle: Artists and Victorian Society. Yale University Press, 1999, ISBN 978-0-3000-8164-0.
  • Charlotte Fiell, Peter Fiell (Hrsg.): 1000 Lights: 1878-1959, Band 1. Taschen Verlag, 2005, ISBN 978-3-8228-1606-6.
  • Benson, William: Arthur Smith (1854-1924), metalwork designer. Page 60, John D. Culme in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Suppl. 11. Missing persons from the beginning to 1985. Publisher: Oxford University Press 1993 (Online in the Internet archive)

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