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Title Christmas card in Greek majuscules
Collection Crafts Study Centre
Calligrapher Graill Hewitt
Description Broadside, raised and burnished gold on vellum.
Id Number Current Accession C.77.10
Subject calligraphy, greetings card, broadside greetings card
Measurements 10.3 x 10 centimetres
Material raised and burnished gold on vellum
History In his obituary in The Times, 27 December 1952, special mention was made of Hewitt's Greek: 'Since few calligraphers in our time have been also classical scholars, it should be mentioned that his Greek miniscules can bear comparison with those of Porson'.
Rights Owner Managed by the Crafts Study Centre.
Technique hand-lettering
 

 

 

 

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