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Beck, Henry Charles [Harry] (1902–1974), graphic artist and map designer

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cartography; World History; Graphic Design and Typography. 1133 words.

Beck, Henry Charles [Harry] (1902–1974), graphic artist and map designer, was born on 4 June 1902 at 14 Wesley Road, Leyton, Essex, the second child and only son of Joshua Try Beck,...

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Cocker, Edward (1631/2–1676), calligrapher and arithmetician

Ruth Wallis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Pure Mathematics. 981 words.

Cocker, Edward (1631/2–1676), calligrapher and arithmetician, is sometimes said to have come from Northamptonshire but this is unsubstantiated. Nothing is known of his parentage and early...

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Fisher, Avery Robert

André Millard.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Business and Management; Graphic Design and Typography. 1134 words.

Fisher, Avery Robert (04 March 1906–26 February 1994), entrepreneur, graphic designer, and audio engineer, was born in Brooklyn, New York, the youngest of six children of Charles Fisher and...

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Kinneir, (Richard) Jock (1917–1994), typographer and graphic designer

Jonathan Woodham.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design; Graphic Design and Typography. 1431 words.

Kinneir, (Richard) Jock (1917–1994), typographer and graphic designer, was born at the Louise Margaret Hospital, Aldershot, Hampshire, on 11 February 1917, the son of Guy Kinneir...

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Wilson, Alexander (1714–1786), astronomer and type founder

George Stronach.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Graphic Design and Typography; Astronomy and Astrophysics; Publishing. 798 words.

Wilson, Alexander (1714–1786), astronomer and type founder, son of Patrick Wilson, town clerk of St Andrews, and Clara Fairfoul, his wife, was born at St Andrews, Fife. His father died when...

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