• Short Summary

    The invention of the Chinese ink is a great contribution of the Chinese working people to Chinese calligraphy and painting.

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    The invention of the Chinese ink is a great contribution of the Chinese working people to Chinese calligraphy and painting.

    According to historical records, Chinese ink was made in China more than two thousand years ago.

    Paintings and calligraphy done in Chinese ink never fade. Hence the Chinese saying: 'writings done in good ink retain their brilliance for a thousand years.'
    This ink stick was made in the Ming dynasty, which is more than five hundred years ago.

    Some ink sticks are works of art and are intended for the connoisseur. Their shapes are charming and their designs exquisite. They may by permanently preserved.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA44FHZ2CFDBD8LAH5HQE5ZFUEK
    Media URN:
    VLVA44FHZ2CFDBD8LAH5HQE5ZFUEK
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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