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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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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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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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References

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

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