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  • Lettering
    Johnston, Edward, born 1872 - died 1944
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  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    late 1902-early 1903 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Johnston, Edward, born 1872 - died 1944 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pen and ink on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss S.C. Harding

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case CC, shelf 7

Physical description

Calligraphy/lettering examples

Place of Origin

London (made)


late 1902-early 1903 (made)


Johnston, Edward, born 1872 - died 1944 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

pen and ink on paper


Height: 326 mm, Width: 412 mm

Object history note

These examples of lettering were created by Edward Johnston for the donor, Miss Harding, when she was a student at the Central School of Arts & Crafts (now part of Central St. Martin's College of Art & Design) in the winter of 1902-3.

Descriptive line

Edward Johnston. Lettering and various scripts. Winter 1902-3

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1945, London: HMSO, 1956.


Pen and ink


Lettering; Calligraphy


Manuscripts; Calligraphy


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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