Even in this age of tablets and smartphones, the mystique and romance of a well-executed copperplate can literally hold us spellbound. Most people don’t have many opportunities to write any more. When necessary, we may produce hasty scrawls that are difficult to decipher, and that we would be ashamed to show our grade school teachers. But we can recognize quality handwriting when we see it: there is something about scroll paper, vintage desk accessories and even a personal library stamp that speaks to the graciousness and charm of literacy.
Beauty and truth in handwriting
A flowing copperplate, written with writing quills, implies a great many