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M. C. Oliver

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Mervyn C. Oliver MBE (3 March 1886 – 10 December 1958) was a twentieth century British calligrapher and silversmith taught by Edward Johnston and an early Craft Member of the Society of Scribes and Illuminators (SSI). [1]

17 relations: Calligraphy, Central School of Art and Design, Chelsea College of Arts, Durham University, Edward Johnston, England, Eton College, London, Order of the British Empire, Royal College of Art, Saint Martin's School of Art, San Francisco Public Library, Silversmith, Society of Scribes & Illuminators, Sword of Stalingrad, United Kingdom, Victoria and Albert Museum.

Calligraphy

Calligraphy (from Greek: καλλιγραφία) is a visual art related to writing.

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Central School of Art and Design

The Central School of Art and Design was a public school of fine and applied arts in London, England.

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Chelsea College of Arts

Chelsea College of Arts is a constituent college of the University of the Arts London based in London, UK, and is a leading British art and design institution with an international reputation.

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Christmas

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

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Christmas and holiday season

The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.

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Christmas traditions

Christmas traditions vary from country to country.

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Durham University

Durham University (legally the University of Durham) is a collegiate public research university in Durham, North East England, with a second campus in Stockton-on-Tees.

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Edward Johnston

Edward Johnston, CBE (11 February 1872 – 26 November 1944) was a Uruguayan-British craftsman who is regarded, with Rudolf Koch, as the father of modern calligraphy, in the particular form of the broad edged pen as a writing tool.

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England

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Eton College

Eton College is an English independent boarding school for boys in Eton, Berkshire, near Windsor.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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New Year

New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.

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New Year's Day

New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.

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New Year's Eve

In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.

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Order of the British Empire

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry, rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations, and public service outside the Civil service.

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Royal College of Art

The Royal College of Art (RCA) is a public research university in London, in the United Kingdom.

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Saint Martin's School of Art

Saint Martin's School of Art was an art college in London, England.

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San Francisco Public Library

The San Francisco Public Library is the public library system of the city of San Francisco.

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Silversmith

A silversmith is a craftsman who crafts objects from silver.

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Society of Scribes & Illuminators

The Society of Scribes & Illuminators is an organisation dedicated to the promotion and development of the arts of calligraphy and illumination.

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Sword of Stalingrad

The Sword of Stalingrad is a bejewelled ceremonial longsword specially forged and inscribed by command of King George VI of the United Kingdom as a token of homage from the British people to the Soviet defenders of the city during the Battle of Stalingrad.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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Victoria and Albert Museum

The Victoria and Albert Museum (often abbreviated as the V&A) in London is the world's largest museum of decorative arts and design, housing a permanent collection of over 2.3 million objects.

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2018

2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.

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2019

2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M._C._Oliver

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