17th century Calligraphy

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Calligraphy is fascinating as a historical object, art form, and personal expression. I’m in awe of the detailed filigree on much of the early calligraphy I’ve seen lately. Here is an interesting collection of 17th century Calligraphy from Germany from The Public Domain Review.

Think you’d like to try your hand at calligraphy? The San Francisco Friends of Calligraphy offer classes and workshops!