Carolingian minuscule - exercises in writing latin texts. It’s time to master some very old hands there are. The writing is executed in 1 mm wide nib, the text x-size is 3mm, the ascender size (counted from baseline up) is 8mm
Studying Mediaeval calligraphy brought me here.
& the more I know the more I appreciate The Book that I have seen some time ago in the Trinity College in Mighty City of Dublin
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Calligraphy - Imagine
All cool, if only Mozart had a chance to see the opening night of this opera (Die Zauberflote, Arie Koningin der Nacht) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rnqa1yVGsLg
This is absolutely stunning, and all this in reality is much bigger that it appears to be at first glance. Go and have a look
A blog about sculptures by Johnson Tsang
Printing at Oxford University Press in the 1920s: Compositors
These clips are from a silent film made in 1925 by the Federation of British Industry, illustrating industrial life and including the work of Oxford University Press. See more video clips on our Tumblr OUP Archive stream to learn about the History of Oxford University Press. OUP’s Archive Department collects, catalogues, and preserves all material of long-term importance associated with the Press’s commercial and social activities in Britain, from the 17th century to the present day.