Josephus Champion S.M. & c.
Mezzotint, bust in an oval frame,an open book and a plaque labelled 'Vive la Plume' with calligraphic swirls. 237 x 157mm. 9¼ x x 6¼". Tipped on four corners to album page, very narrow margins.
Joseph Champion (1709-1765), writing master, St. Paul's School, wrote “The Parallel or Comparative Penmanship” 1750, “The Living Hands” 1762 and was a large contributor of full rounded script calligraphy to George Bickham's work
[Ref: 11155] £300.00