Tag: manuscripts

Dineshchandra Sircar and Isidore of Seville – Bibek Debroy

As is only to be expected, ink is older than pens, not to speak of fountain pens.  Across old civilizations, India, Egypt, China, Rome, ink was used, based on lamp-black and pigments with plant, animal and mineral origins.  The history of those experiments and innovations is often forgotten. Something like

 
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Achyut Palav and his continuing quest for excellence in Calligraphy

Achyut Palav needs no introduction to the cognoscenti – someone, to whom, “each letter in every script known to man holds an eternal power, an individual beauty in its vertical, horizontal, angular lines, in their continuity…” here, in an exclusive interview to inkedhappiness.com, he talks about calligraphy, his passion, the