An Instance of 'Looking-glass Writing' in the Signatures of a Scottish charter in 1602, and a Consequent Discharge and Renunciation in 1605

John Loney (Author)


Keyword(s):
Flanged Chisel, Cremated Human Bone, Chisel, Mound
Period(s):
Bronze

Abstract


It is not clear how widespread the unusual practice of writing from right to left occurred in 15th- and 16th-century Scotland, however Leonardo da Vinci is a famous example. The documents in which the signatures occur are described in detail.

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Published
30-11-1928
How to Cite
Loney, J. (1928). An Instance of ’Looking-glass Writing’ in the Signatures of a Scottish charter in 1602, and a Consequent Discharge and Renunciation in 1605. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 62, 152-154. Retrieved from http://journals.socantscot.org/index.php/psas/article/view/7742
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