The Double Pigeon Chinese typewriter

Curator favourites

Discover what our curators selected as their favourite collection items relating to writing.

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Two scribes at work

People and writing

Uncover the relationship between people and writing.

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The art and design of writing

Fascinated by calligraphy, typography and the materials we use to write? Read on...

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Japanese manuscript

The future of writing

Fast-forwarding to the future, will writing still be relevant as technology advances?

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Handwriting on a manuscript

The origins of writing

Travel back in time to learn about where writing came from and how it has evolved.

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