At the Sign of the Rainbow - Margaret Calkin James 1895-1985

By: Miles, Betty

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Revised and enlarged edition (first published 1996). Softcover. Condition: Fine. 84pp. Many colour illustrations. This book tells the story of Margaret Calkin James, a calligrapher, graphic designer, textile printer, watercolour painter and printmaker. Her training in calligraphy at the Central School of Arts and Crafts, followed by the early years at her Rainbow Workshops and marriage to the architect C H James, led to many freelance commissions as a designer for some of the most progressive and prestigious clients of the inter-war years, including London Transport and the Curwen Press. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Title: At the Sign of the Rainbow - Margaret Calkin James 1895-1985

Author Name: Miles, Betty

Categories: Art History and Exhibition Catalogues,

Publisher: Nr.Alcester, Warwickshire, Felix Scribo: 2005

ISBN Number: 0952848112

ISBN Number 13: 9780952848110

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Book

Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 005189

Keywords: RAINBOW WORKSHOPS CURWEN PAPERS ART DECO LONDON TRANSPORT POSTERS,