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Collection Level Description: Modern Calligraphy and Illumination by Miss Rosalie May Brown

Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. d. 1348-54
Title: Modern Calligraphy and Illumination by Miss Rosalie May Brown
Dates of Creation: 1929-85
Extent: 7 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Miss Rosalie May Brown (b. 1912) was a calligrapher.

Scope and Content

Modern calligraphy and illumination by Miss Brown, in a series of six volumes on Shakespearian themes, 1976-85, with her first illuminated book, 1929; limp parchment bindings by Miss Brown, with calligraphic titles.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The volumes were given to the Library by Miss Brown in 1986.

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Illumination of books and manuscripts

Brown | Rosalie May Brown | b 1912 | calligrapher

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