Left-handed writing instruments
Posted by Linda on September 24, 1997 at 20:45:18:
In response to Sinister Cack-handedness, written by Caroline on September 24, 1997 at 15:55:51
] In Regency times, were people allowed to do things left-handed?
I took a calligraphy class a few years ago. There were a couple of left-handed students in the class. When they could find them, they bought pens that had an opposite slant to those of the rest of us. When they could not, they filed their calligraphy pens until the slant was correct for their left-handedness.
Since the quill pens of that era had to be cut and sharpened, I would expect that they would be cut to the comfort of the writer.
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