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This calligraphy set provides everything needed to create beautiful letters, including 2 wooden styluses, 1 glass writing pen, 3 nibs, 5 bottles of ink in assorted colors, 1 stick of wax, wax sealing tools, 4 brass and wood seals, and a stylish wooden travel case.
Newport has always been home to a vibrant community of authors and intellectuals. During the colonial period, Newport politicians like William Ellery used the power of the pen to influence local and national issues, and guide the formation of a young America. In the Gilded Age, Newport provided inspiration for a series of famous authors, including Clement C. Moore, Edith Wharton, and Thornton Wilder.