Did William Morris invent Gandalf?



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William Morris at the Met. pburka

Did Victorian arts and crafts artist William Morris create Gandalf?

No, but he did write a book with a character called Gandolf which JRR Tolkien is known to have admired. The book was The Well at the World's End. Morris is much better known for his role in the Arts and Crafts movement and his intricate designs which are still popular.

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