Jeffery Edward MATTHEWS

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1928-04-03
Education Alleyn's Sch Dulwich, Brixton Sch of Building (NDD)
Publications N/A
Recreations furniture restoration, playing the guitar, gardening, DIY
Clubs N/A
Style Jeffery Matthews, Esq, MBE
Career graphic designer J Edward Sander 1949-52, pt/t tutor 1952-55, lettering and calligraphy assessor SIAD 1970-; designs for the PO: decimal 'To Pay' labels 1971, font of numerals for definitive stamps 1981, new range of colours for stamps 1987; stamps: United Nations 1965, British Bridges 1968, definitives for Scotland, Wales, NI and IOM 1971, Royal Silver Wedding 1972, 25th Anniversary of the Coronation 1978, London 1980, 80th Birthday of the Queen Mother 1980, Christmas 1980, Wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer 1981, Quincentenary of the College of Arms 1984, 60th Birthday of the Queen 1986, Wedding of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson 1986, Order of the Thistle Tercentenary of Revival 1987, 150th Anniversary of The Penny Black 1990, self-adhesive definitives 1993, The Queen's Beasts 1998, Jeffery Matthews miniature sheet 2000, End of War miniature sheet 2005, Machin definitives 40th Anniversary miniature sheet 2007; also: first day covers, postmarks, presentation packs, souvenir books and posters; designer featured in film Picture to Post 1969; other work incl: title banner lettering and coat of arms Sunday Times 1968, cover design and lettering for official programme Royal Wedding 1981, The Royal Mint commemorative medal Order of the Thistle 1987, Millennium commemorative crown piece 1999/2000, End of War commemorative medal 2005, official heraldry and symbols HMSO, hand-drawn lettering COI, calligraphy, packaging, promotion and book binding designs, logotypes, brand images and hand-drawn lettering; work for various firms incl: Unicover Corp USA, Harrison & Sons Ltd, Metal Box Co, John Dickinson, Reader's Digest Association Ltd, Encyclopaedia Britannica International Ltd, ICI, H R Higgins (Coffee-Man) Ltd; designed stained glass window for Forest Hill Methodist Church (and accompanying film documenting the creative process) 2007; work exhibited in A History of Bookplates in Britain and at V&A Museum 1979; contrib Br Library's Oral History of the Post Office collection 2001; Royal Mail Rowland Hill Award for outstanding contribution 2004, Phillips Gold Medal for Stamp Design 2005; Citizen & Goldsmith of London (Freedom by patrimony) 1949; FCSD 1978, FRSA 1987
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Debrett's notebooks

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