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Morris, William



  • Existence: 1834 - 1896

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Graphic Communications Through the Ages: Kimberly-Clark paintings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: CSC-0018

The collection consists of 24 paintings illustrating the history methods for illustrating the written word developed between 950 B.C. and the early twentieth century.

Dates: 1966-1971

Kelmscott-Goudy Albion Press, 1891


The Kelmscott-Goundy Albion Press was manufactured by Hopkinson and Cope in 1891. The Albion style of press was invented by Richard Whittaker Cope sometime around 1820. This particular Albion press has a long and well-documented history, including formerly being owned by famous figures such as William Morris and Frederic W. Goudy.

Dates: 1891

William Morris, 1891, 1966-1971

 Item — Painting 21
Scope and Contents From the Collection: "Graphic Communications Through the Ages" commemorates significant milestones in the history of communications technologies: the development of paper and character forms, typography design, and printing. The paintings were commissioned in 1966 by the Kimberly-Clark Corporation of Neenah, Wisconsin, who employed three internationally-known historical illustrators to produce the series: Robert A. Thom (1915-1979), Douglas M. Parrish (1922-2001), and George I. Parrish, Jr.(1930-1992)....
Dates: 1966-1971

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Alphabet -- History 1
Calligraphy 1
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