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Title Blackboard demonstration photographs
Collection Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Maker Johnston;Edward;
Date 1900-1944
Extended Description Photographs of chalk lettering on blackboard by Edward Johnston: 1- 2. Pen capitals -- 27-66. Versals -- 67-110. Foundational hand.
Id Number Current Accession MIS.28.27
Id Number Current Repository 1374
Inscription 16 on verso, possibly by Violet Hawkes.
Location Creation Site London
Subject Book production;Writing;Teaching materials;
Measurements Dimensions 125 x 103 mm (most)
Notes Photographs of Edward Johnston's blackboards at the Royal College of Art and Central School of Arts and Crafts were taken by one of his students, Violet Hawkes, who also arranged for many of his lectures to be taken down in shorthand.

The set of these photographs in the Special Collection is all-but complete. There are sets of these photographs in the National Art Library (presented by Dorothy Mahoney in 1975) and the Crafts Study Centre, Bath (CSC) (from Johnston's own collection, with additions from the Irene Wellington archive) lack one or two photographs present in the Special Collection, but contain a few which are not to be found here.
(Recatalogued under MIS.1998 series.)
Object Notes April 29 and 6, 13 May 1929.
JH catalogue MIS.1998.011.01
CSC,Bath 2/502
Rights University of the Arts London, Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Source Elkin Mathews
Work Type Miscellaneous



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