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Washington Conservation Guild

From: Linda Edquist <edquistls>
Date: Tuesday, December 2, 2003
The Technology of Islamic Calligraphy
The National Trust for Historic Preservation
1785 Mass. Ave., NW
Washington DC
Metro: Dupont Circle
Thursday December 4, 2003

   "Do not forget that while you are writing, you are on a path that
    is finer than a hair and sharper than a sword."
        -- Yesari Mehmed Es'ad Efendi (d. 1798) to one of his
        calligraphy students

The Washington Conservation Guild would like to invite you to their
third meeting of the year. The meeting will feature Mohamed Zakariya
on "The Technology of Islamic Calligraphy."  He will be discussing
his work, one of which is currently featured on a USPS postage
stamp, as well as demonstrating his art. For a sneak preview please
see at <URL:http://www.zakariya.net>.

For further information on this meeting as well as others coming up
in 2004, see <URL:http://palimpsest.stanford.edu/wcg/>

Linda Edquist
Conservator, Preservation Office
National Postal Museum, Smithsonian Institution
PO Box 75039
2 Massachusetts Ave. NE
Washington DC 20002
202-633-5511


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