Lecture notes – Tuesday 15th November 2011 – Simon Loxley

William Morris

– “books are priced high yet he is a socialist”

– pre rafalites

– female models of red wavy flowly hair

– during William Morris there was medieval interest

– Edward Johnson

– Thomas Cobden – Sanderson > when Morris dies, thought set up private press > “The Dove” pub

– “tonality” > greyness

– Thomas Cobden – Sanderson with Emery Walker > both create “Dove” font

– Sanderson and Walker broke up> Sanderson threw matrixes into river on Hammersmith bridge > think that font is religous

– tried to recreate later but eyesight was poor from old age

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