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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

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

Overview

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

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom