Violet Wilson Biography

Violet Wilson




Violet Wilson, born in 1902 in Wimbledon, Surrey, is a calligrapher in the Traditional English style, Johnstonian school. She studied as a private pupil of Claire G.M. Evans, who in turn had studied under Graily Hewitt.  In the 1930s she became a member of the Society of Scribes & Illuminators; examples of her work are located at the Harrison Collection of Calligraphy, San Francisco Public Library.  Little more information is available about her at this time.