Links

There are several excellent websites that can provide more information on Stevengraphs and other Victorian weavings. The following three sites are run by Stevengraph Collectors Association members:

www.stevengraphs.com  is a North American site that contains a comprehensive listing of Stevens products with a wealth of information and muliple images.

www.Stevengraph-Silks.com  is an English site that also includes a wealth of excellent quality images of all Stevengraphs, detailed in comprehensive alphabetic catalogues. In all, 29 weavers are recorded in one of the most comprehensive databases of Stevengraphs.

www.stevengraph4u.com is an English website that sells a wide range of Stevens’s pictures, portraits, postcards and bookmarks as well as a impressive selection of other manufacturer’s weavings including Grant, Neyret, Alpha Publishing, Neyret Freres and many more…

There are several books on Stevengraphs that are recommended. Although these are now out of print, copies can often be bought from dealers and in auctions.

– Stevengraphs and other Victorian silk pictures by Geoffrey A Godden (Pub. Fairleigh Dickinson 1971)

– Stevengraphs by Austin Sprake and Michael Darby (Pub. The Chaucer Press 1968)

– The Price Guide to Stevengraphs by Austin Sprake (Pub. The Antique Collectors Club 1972)

– The Silk Pictures of Thomas Stevens by Wilma Sinclair LeVan Baker (Pub.Exposition Press – USA – 1957)

Three updated books have recently been produced by Mark Cottrill.  These are:

“Stevengraphs in Colour” is a new book on Stevengraphs that was made available in 2012. It illustrates virtually all the known Stevengraphs made by Stevens.

“The Silk Woven Bookmarks of Thomas Stevens” that has a comprehensive collection of some 7oo colour images of Stevens’s designed bookmarks

“The Silk Weavings of William Henry Grant” that includes images of pictures, postcards, bookmarks and all manner of other weavings produced by Stevens’s Coventry rival.

Information about the Mark Cottrill books can be obtained by sending a message on the contacts page.