Adams, Margaret, 1912-1996
- Existence: 1912 - 1996
Margaret Adams (1912-1996). Craft Member; Elected to Craft Membership: 1955.
Hilda Margaret Adams was born in Bridgnorth, Shropshire, in 1912. She studied at the Birmingham College of Art and was a pupil of Harry Adams and Daisy Alcock. Her main work was for Stanbrook Abbey, Worcester, where she hand-decorated and gilded the fine printing of this press. One of the most successful examples of her work is on Siegfried Sassoon's The Path of Peace (1959), printed by Stanbrook Abbey. She has performed many notable commissions, including the gilding of the two Books of Consecration for the new Coventry Cathedral.
Source: "Membership Roll: Fellows." Society of Scribes and Illuminators. http://www.calligraphyonline.org/Records/alphaList.php?a=A (accessed August 2012).
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Stanbrook Abbey Press collection
Collection is open for research. Some items, particularly in Series IX. and X., have been hand-illustrated and illuminated by Margaret and Henry Adams. Please do not directly touch the illustrations; this helps preserve their detail.