Story: Churchward, Joseph

Churchward Marianna

The alphabet and other type characters in Churchward Marianna font, displayed in white against a black background

Type designer Joseph Churchward named ‘Churchward Marianna’ after his ‘plumpy’ daughter Marianna.

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Reference: FE012186/1 Purchased 2008

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How to cite this page:

Safua Akeli Amaama. 'Churchward, Joseph', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2021. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 13 August 2022)