Modern Calligraphy and Illumination by Miss Rosalie May Brown

Scope and Content

Modern calligraphy and illumination by Miss Brown, in a series of six volumes on Shakespearian themes, 1976-85, with her first illuminated book, 1929; limp parchment bindings by Miss Brown, with calligraphic titles.

Administrative / Biographical History

Miss Rosalie May Brown (b 1912) was a calligrapher.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The volumes were given to the Library by Miss Brown in 1986.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.