Set of Dryad Writing Cards by Alfred Fairbank, inscribed by Fairbank 'Peggy Kember from Alfred Fairbank, 9.3.1949', with accompanying letter, 9 March 1949, from Fairbank to Miss Kember, and envelope (now split apart) sealed on the back [by Fairbank], but missing its stamp. In the letter Fairbank comments 'I imagine the writing-patterns you learned at Singapore were those taught by the late Marion Richardson'.
Dryad Writing Cards by Alfred Fairbank, with letter
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Scope and Content
The set comprises introductory notes by Fairbank explaining the aims of the exercises, then 10 cards: Rhythmical Exercises, Word Formation, Diagonal Joins (2 cards), Horizontal Joins, Capitals, and Exercises in the Completed Stages (plus Breaks) (3 cards). Card No. 1 is inscribed 'Kember' in red ink. A packet which contained the set, now split apart, has notes on pens printed on the front.
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This entry was compiled by Greta Bertram, Crafts Study Centre Curator, June 2020.
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