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Title And He came to Nazareth
Collection Crafts Study Centre
Calligrapher Edward Johnston
Description Trial, on an offcut of skin, written in red ink in Roman and compressed hands.
Id Number Current Accession C.86.64
Subject calligraphy, trial
Measurements 23.7 x 31.8 centimetres
Hand Roman, compressed
Material ink on skin
Ink red
History Skin panel. Written on 5 February 1915 for Johnston's sister Olof as a late gift for Christmas 1914. The completed manuscript on skin, measuring 140142 mm, and in an ebony frame, was exhibited at the 1945 Memorial Exhibition by Mrs Miles Johnston (C.4) and was awarded the ‘mark' of A1 by Sydney Cockerell.
Rights Owner Andrew and Angela Johnston/Crafts Study Centre 2004
Style Period Period 1910s
Technique hand-lettering
 

 

 

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