The legacy of Edward Johnston

Gerald Fleuss
Calligrapher/Illuminator, Great Britain
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Gerald Fleuss worked for a time for the lettercarver David Kindersley before studying calligraphy and bookbinding full-time with Ann Camp at Roehampton Institute of Higher Education, returning to teach there for the next ten years. He was elected a Fellow of the Society of Scribes and Illuminators in 1982, a member of the Art Worker’s Guild in 1983 and served as Honorary Designer of the Wynkyn de Worde Society for 1998. He is the co-author (with Dr John Nash) of Practical Calligraphy (Hamlyn 1991), was featured in Calligraphy Masterclass (Collins 1990) and contributed to The Calligrapher’s Project Book (Collins 1987) and Digital Calligraphy by George Thomson (Batsford 2003). His work is included in public collections at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London and the Houghton Library, Harvard University USA.

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