[Spellyans] Cornish fonts

stinney at sas.upenn.edu stinney at sas.upenn.edu
Fri Aug 27 14:47:22 IST 2010


There is a digital version of the Bodleian ms with copyright
restrictions here:

  http://image.ox.ac.uk/show?collection=bodleian&manuscript=msbodl791

  Steve

Quoting John Nash <mim.oldwellstudio at btinternet.com>:

> Thanks Michael, Craig and Ken. I use Cornish in decorating ceramics  
> and occasionally in paintings, ie usually only a few words, but  
> where the design of the lettering is an integral part of the visual  
> message. To date I tend to use well known references from Insular  
> manuscripts or the Book of Kells and I wondered if there was a  
> modern interpretation or font that could be considered more  
> 'authentically' Cornish that could be used as additional reference.   
> Can you advise me though as to where can I get a decent visual ref  
> of the Ordinalia manuscripts?
> Oll an gwella
> John
>
> On 27 Aug 2010, at 10:56, Michael Everson wrote:
>
>> People setting Cornish, like those setting Irish and Welsh and  
>> other European languages, can use any display lettering they want.  
>> They can use Celtic faces if they want, or loopy cowboy lasso  
>> faces, or German architectural faces, or...
>>
>> You get the idea.
>>
>> Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com/
>>
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