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Eric Rowland Gill

Gill, Eric Rowland, 1882–1940, English sculptor, wood engraver, typographer, and writer. His sculpture includes Stations of the Cross (Westminster Cathedral, London); Prospero and Ariel (Broadcasting House, London); and the war memorial at the Univ. of Leeds. Gill illustrated many books for the Golden Cockerel Press after 1923. Among his books are Essay on Typography (1931) and Work and Property (1937).

See his autobiography (1941).

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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