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Letters with drawings in or around them are described as illuminated. William Morris and Kelmscott Press used illuminated letters to decorate their books. Louis John Pouchée was a London typographer who decorated his letters with flowers, fruit, and agricultural motifs, and things that were important to him.
In your chosen letter, draw what Walthamstow means to you. Do you like the people, the parks, the culture, the food, the languages? What makes you feel at home here?
Here I’ve drawn an example of a letter that includes famous sites of Walthamstow.