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Title Bookplate for Stephen Pepler
Collection Crafts Study Centre
Calligrapher Edward Johnston
Description Printed proof. On paper. One page. Printed in red and black after a design by Johnston.
Id Number Current Accession C.86.54
Subject calligraphy, proof
Measurements 12.8 x 10.2 centimetres
Material ink on paper
Ink black, red
History Design. Written on 5 May 1911 as a birthday present to Stephen Pepler. Johnston's diary reads ‘Stephen's Birthday (3) did label All tea at Peplers'. Eric Gill engraved the bookplate after Johnston's design, and wrote later asking his opinion of the wood-engraving [Physick 11] ‘from your pen drawing'.
Rights Owner Andrew and Angela Johnston/Crafts Study Centre 2004
Style Period Period 1910s
Technique printing



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