Full name: Josephine Heather Child
Born: November 3, 1911 in Winchester, Hampshire, Great Britain
Died: June 18, 1997 in Petersfield, Hampshire, Great Britain
Country: Great Britain
Sport: Art Competitions
Heather Child was the most distinguished calligrapher in Great Britain in her times. She was especially interested in Heraldic Design. In 1928 she started studies at the Chelsea School of Arts. During World War II she served in the Red Cross. She produced notable books, writing Decorative Maps (1956) and Heraldic Design (1965), and illustrating the Collins Pocket Guide to Wild Flowers (1956). 1963, 1976 and 1988 she published three editions of Calligraphy Today, which were trendy and highly important for this kind of arts. One of her great-aunts was Josephine Butler, ever memorable for her tireless campaign against the white slave trade.
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