[Spellyans] Cornish fonts

Ken MacKinnon ken at ferintosh.org
Sat Aug 28 11:05:54 BST 2010

John, I would very much encourage you in this initiative.

Various publications of the ordinalia have incporporated this script in the 
book cover.  Harry Woodhouse's The Cornish Passion Poem in Facsimile 2002 
( Pub Gorseth Kernow -  but order form author, Trenoweth, Porthpean, St 
Austell PL26 6 AU £16.99 + p & p £1.50)  It  has the whole thing in original 
, clear version and translation.

gans pub bolunjeth da - Ken

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John Nash" <mim.oldwellstudio at btinternet.com>
To: "Standard Cornish discussion list" <spellyans at kernowek.net>
Sent: Friday, August 27, 2010 2:18 PM
Subject: Re: [Spellyans] Cornish fonts

> 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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