Calligraphy Qalam: An Introduction to Arabic, Persian and Ottoman Calligraphy uses interactive tools to interest new audiences in the traditional art forms of Arabic, Ottoman and Persian calligraphy.

The text of this album, which bears the signature of the famous calligrapher Seyh Hamdullah, features proverbs and tradition of the Prophet Muhammad.

Calligrapher: Seyh Hamdullah. Turkey. Early 16th century. 13.9 x 19 cm. Thuluth and naskh scripts. Courtesy of the Nasser D Khalili Collection of Islamic Art.

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