A fully illustrated annual journal contains authorative articles based on original research usually collected around a particular theme or topic. With at least 100 pages and over 100 illustrations, many in colour, the Journal is of permanent scholarly value to both institutions and collectors. There is a full cumulative index of past Journals, most of which are still available.

Back numbers are available through:
Richard Dennis Publications, The New Chapel, Shepton Beauchamp, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 0JT.
Tel +44 (0) 1460 240044.
E-Mail: books@richarddennispublications.com.


Journal 39



  • Review of the Year 2015

  • Helen Grogan – A Tribute

  • Introduction

  • Malta and the Renaissance Revival
    Ecclesiastical decorative arts at the crossroads of Britain and Italy
    Mark Sagona

  • Katie Harris
    The mystery woman of English Art Nouveau
    Stephen Pudney

  • J. & W. Guthrie (later J. & W. Guthrie and A. Wells)
    Stained glass production 1874–1902
    Franziska Grosse

  • In Periculo Fortis
    A painted enamel by Claudius Popelin for Alfred-Émilien,
    comte de Nieuwerkerke, in context

    Suzanne Higgott

  • Ehlers Pottery
    Marion Ulla Ehlers (1925–1997); Lily Sara Ehlers (1902–1983);
    Mary Gibson-Horrocks (b. 1923)

    Duane Kahlhamer

  • The John Scott Collection at the Jackfield Tile Museum
    Richard Dennis

  • Museum Acquisitions Supported by the DAS

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Proposals for articles for forthcoming DAS Journals are invited, with a view to inclusion in the next, or the following, Journal (published annually).  Proposals should be for illustrated articles in the range of 3,000 to 7,000 words, to cover an aspect of the decorative arts from 1850 to the present day.  They should present new or recent unpublished research and reflect fresh discoveries, additions to existing knowledge, or reappraisals of previous studies. 

If a proposal is accepted, full guidelines about content, length and style, and quality of illustrations, will be sent to the contributor.  In common with most non-profit-making academic publications, we cannot offer a fee, although expenses for photographs or reproduction rights can be paid up to an agreed maximum.

Please send short proposals (A4-page length) to the Journal Editor:

Dr Megan Aldrich
email: m.aldrich@sothebysinstitute.com

Proposals will be considered for publication by the Journal’s editorial panel.