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Specimens of calligraphy

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MS. Autogr. b. 12

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Specimens of calligraphy, including work by Alfred Fairbank, Edward Johnstone and Mervyn Oliver. Mainly given by Miss M. L. Hodgson, 1947-60.

Dates

  • 20th century

Extent

34 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Autogr. b. 12, fols 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Autogr. b. 12

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16201

Abstract

Specimens of calligraphy, 20th century

Biographical / Historical

Alfred Fairbank (1895-1982) was a British calligrapher and author on handwriting. Edward Johnstone (1872-1944) was a British craftsman who is regarded as one of the fathers of modern calligraphy. Mervyn Oliver (1886-1958) was a British calligrapher and silversmith, and was taught by Edward Johnston.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Mainly given by Miss M. L. Hodgson, 1947-60.
Title
Specimens of calligraphy, 20th century
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom