The first handwritten copy of the Constitution of the Russian Federation is to be demonstrated in Saint-Petersburg
According to the organizing committee, Saint-Petersburg will host the International Exhibition of Calligraphy highlighting the first ever handwritten copy of the Constitution of the Russian Federation on September 17th.
The organizers remark that the first handwritten copy of the Constitution of the Russian Federation is a unique artwork created by calligraphy writers in collaboration with publishers. The exquisite folio will be unveiled on September 17th and will take a special place at the exposition. The total number of exhibits exceeds 350 works by the best representatives of a variety of calligraphy schools from 24 countries.
“The Exhibition will demonstrate items representing the past and the present. Today’s collection has 250 exhibits. Among them are the most fascinating, yet unexplored, samples of Slavic writing, historical manuscripts from all over the world, rare letters and documents, belonging to the Romanovs, the noble family of Russia, and taken from the vaults of the State Historical Museum,” the organizers shared.The visitors will see an excellent gallery of rare, scarce and unseen manuscripts and miniature books from private collections. Besides this, they will see writing materials and utensils of all ages, and will be able to scrupulously examine modern originals and distinct samples of applied calligraphy.
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