Mr Alan Cole

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Mr Alan Cole
Position/Fellowship type:
Curator of the Museum of Writing
Institute of English Studies
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Research Summary and Profile

Research interests:
Ancient History, History of the book, Typography
Asia, Europe, Middle East, United Kingdom
Summary of research interests and expertise:

Palaeography; the history and development of writing instruments and materials; John Ruskin

Publication Details

Related publications/articles:

Date Details
01-Apr-2013 'The Devil It Won't! Superstition in Script'

Journal articles

Writing Equipment Society Jounal 96 (Spring 2013)

Relevant Events

Related events:

Date Details
21-Jun-2012 'A Short History of the Quill Pen'

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