Roycroft Printing & Leather Photos

Roycroft of East Aurora, NY, was an American leader in the Arts and Crafts Movement. Started by Elbert Hubbard as a printshop (1893), the shop concentrated on the design and quality of its books and magazines. Starting with worked leather bindings, Roycroft leather workers expanded into a range of decorative arts products. Roycroft's furniture shops produced a range of bookshelves, some of which were given as premiums to buyers of Roycroft publications.

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Door leading to former original print shop, now restaurant at Roycroft Inn. East Aurora, NY.Photo of original Roycroft print shop at Roycroft Inn. East Aurora, NY.Ceiling structure of original Roycroft print shop, now restaurant at Roycroft Inn. East Aurora, NY.Print Shop on Roycroft Campus. East Aurora, NY.
Door leading to former original print shop, now restaurant at Roycroft Inn. East Aurora, NY.Photo of original Roycroft print shop at Roycroft Inn. East Aurora, NY.Ceiling structure of original Roycroft print shop, now restaurant at Roycroft Inn. East Aurora, NY.Print Shop (1901) on Roycroft Campus. East Aurora, NY.
Chapel not for religion but for creators of manuscripts on Roycroft Campus. East Aurora, NY.Lobby museum displays at Roycroft Campus Powerhouse. East Aurora, NY.Printshop display at Roycroft Campus Powerhouse. East Aurora, NY.Collection of antique printing presses at Roycroft Campus Powerhouse. East Aurora, NY.
Chapel (1899) not for religion but for creators of manuscripts on Roycroft Campus. East Aurora, NY.Lobby museum displays at Roycroft Campus Powerhouse. East Aurora, NY.Printshop display at Roycroft Campus Powerhouse. East Aurora, NY.Collection of antique printing presses at Roycroft Campus Powerhouse. East Aurora, NY.
A Message to Garcia hand illuminated book signed by Elbert Hubbard at Roycroft Campus Powerhouse. East Aurora, NY.Various editions of "A Message to Garcia" by Elbert Hubbard at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.Various editions of "A Message to Garcia" by Elbert Hubbard at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.The Fra journal published by Elbert Hubbard at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.
A Message to Garcia hand illuminated book (c1899) signed by Elbert Hubbard at Roycroft Campus Powerhouse. East Aurora, NY.Various editions of "A Message to Garcia" by Elbert Hubbard at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.Various editions of "A Message to Garcia" by Elbert Hubbard at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.The Fra journal (1908) published by Elbert Hubbard at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.
The Philistine magazine published by Roycroft at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.The Philistine poster promotes Roycroft's magazine at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.Roycrofter magazine at Roycroft Campus Powerhouse. East Aurora, NY.Book on James Oliver inventor of Chilled Plow by Elbert Hubbard at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.
The Philistine magazine published by Roycroft at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.The Philistine poster promotes Roycroft's magazine at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.Roycrofter magazine (1929) at Roycroft Campus Powerhouse. East Aurora, NY.Book (1909) on James Oliver inventor of Chilled Plow by Elbert Hubbard at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.
Health and Wealth book by Elbert Hubbard at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.Book cover by Roycroft at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.Arts & Crafts book by Roycroft at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.The Roycroft Birthday Book in Corbett House at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.
Health and Wealth book by Elbert Hubbard at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.Book cover by Roycroft at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.Arts & Crafts book by Roycroft at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.The Roycroft Birthday Book in Corbett House at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.
Elbert Hubbard's Scrap Book in Corbett House at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Arts & Crafts Story of Passion book style by Roycroft Shop at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.Books printed in Arts & Crafts style by Roycroft at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.Modeled leatherwork cover of Roycroft book The Dipsy Chanty by Rudyard Kipling. East Aurora, NY.
Elbert Hubbard's Scrap Book (1923) in Corbett House at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Arts & Crafts Story of Passion book style by Roycroft Shop at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.Books printed in Arts & Crafts style by Roycroft at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.Modeled leatherwork cover of Roycroft book (1898) The Dipsy Chanty by Rudyard Kipling. East Aurora, NY.
Elbert Hubbard of Roycroft credit page in The Dipsy Chanty by Rudyard Kipling. East Aurora, NY.Roycroft Arts & Crafts print design of The Dipsy Chanty by Rudyard Kipling. East Aurora, NY.Roycroft Arts & Crafts bookshelf supplied to subscribers of Hubbard's book series "Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great" at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.Roycroft Bookcase with books by Elbert Hubbard at Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.
Elbert Hubbard of Roycroft credit page in The Dipsy Chanty by Rudyard Kipling. East Aurora, NY.Roycroft Arts & Crafts print design of The Dipsy Chanty by Rudyard Kipling. East Aurora, NY.Roycroft Arts & Crafts bookshelf supplied to subscribers of Hubbard's book series "Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great" at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.Roycroft Bookcase with books by Elbert Hubbard at Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.
Leather work desk of George Scheide Mantel at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.Modeled leather work pictures by George Scheide Mantel at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.Horse image in modeled leather work by George Scheide Mantel at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.Female image in modeled leather work by George Scheide Mantel at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.
Leather work desk of George Scheide Mantel at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.Modeled leather work pictures by George Scheide Mantel at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.Horse image in modeled leather work by George Scheide Mantel at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.Female image in modeled leather work by George Scheide Mantel at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.
Mayan Notary image in modeled leather work by George Scheide Mantel at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.Leather work billfold by George Scheide Mantel at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.Leather work billfold by George Scheide Mantel at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.Modeled leather billfold by Elbert Hubbard III at Roycroft Campus Powerhouse. East Aurora, NY.
Mayan Notary image in modeled leather work by George Scheide Mantel at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.Leather work billfold by George Scheide Mantel at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.Leather work billfold by George Scheide Mantel at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.Modeled leather billfold (c1886) by Elbert Hubbard III at Roycroft Campus Powerhouse. East Aurora, NY.
Roycroft leather work products at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.Roycroft leather work mirror & scissors holder at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.Copper, leather & glass objects by Roycroft at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.
Roycroft leather work products at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.Roycroft leather work mirror & scissors holder at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.Copper, leather & glass objects by Roycroft at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.

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