(active ) Primary
Calligraphic Characterca. 1993
Ink on paper
8 1/4 in. x 5 1/4 in. (20.96 cm x 13.34 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 1993.8.DUP1
Geography: North and Central America, United States
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Prints; Lithographs
This object has the following keywords:
- calligraphy - Art of writing, particularly the creation of beautiful, elegant letters or flourishes by hand with a pen, either in unjoined characters or in cursive writing.
- calligraphy - Works composed primarily of beautiful, elegant letters or flourishes that are typically created by hand with a pen, either in unjoined characters or in cursive writing. May also refer to similar works created by computer or another means.
- ink - A fluid medium used for drawings or tracings. An opaque, usually black, pigment is mixed with a vehicle such as water to produce a fluid which can be applied with a pen or brush. Through the end of the 19th century, ink was supplied dried in stick or block form which was ground and mixed with water as needed. At the beginning of this century prepared ink became popular.
- paper - Refers generally to all types of thin matted or felted sheets or webs of fiber formed and dried on a fine screen from a pulpy water suspension. The fibers may be animal, such as hair, silk or wool, or mineral, such as asbestos, or synthetic. However most paper is made from cellulosic plant fiber, such as from wood pulp, grass, cotton, linen, and straw.
- Sheet Dimensions: 8 1/4 x 5 1/4 in. (20.955 x 13.335 cm)
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