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date: 04 December 2020

Dwiggins, William Addisonlocked

(19 June 1880–25 December 1956)
  • Elton W. Hall

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Dwiggins, William Addison (19 June 1880–25 December 1956), typographic designer and calligrapher, was born in Martinsville, Ohio, the son of Moses Frazer Dwiggins, a physician, and Eva Siegfried. Following his childhood in Martinsville; Richmond, Indiana; Zanesville, Ohio; and Cambridge, Ohio, where he graduated from high school, Dwiggins went to Chicago in 1899 to attend the Frank Holme School of Illustration. There he studied lettering with ...

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