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Clip art etc

http://celticknots.atspace.com/
http://home.ctnet.com/drew/celthome.html
http://home.ctnet.com/drew/knotwork.html
http://home.pi.net/~siteklj/cornwall.htm
http://members.aol.com/Cyrion7/celtic/
http://members.aol.com/ragnarok/artype/celtic/
http://people.wiesbaden.netsurf.de/~kikita/
http://webclipart.miningco.com/msub6.htm
http://webclipart.miningco.com/library/weekly/aa020698.htm
http://wvnvm.wvnet.edu/~cna00104/
http://www.iserv.net/~scottish/
http://www.ceolas.org/clipart.html
http://www.celticlady.com/
http://www.planet.net/celtart/
http://www.siliconglen.com/joscelin/
http://www.siliconglen.com/craig/gaidhlig.html
http://www.underbridge.com/market/walker/
http://www.highlandersoftware.com/

Fonts

http://members.aol.com/ragnarok/artype/celtic/
http://www.celticvoice.com/readings/gaeil1.htm
http://www.evertype.com/
http://www.dickgaughan.co.uk/
http://www.indirect.com/www/engard/runes/runefont.html
http://www.ragnarokpress.com/artype/celtic/
http://www.ragnarokpress.com/scriptorium/2faces.html
http://www.smo.uhi.ac.uk/~smacsuib/fonts/
http://www.users.dircon.co.uk/~bigted/celtica/
http://www.vintagetype.com/
http://yeats.csufresno.edu/GAELIC-L.HTML
http://www.clanbadge.com/

FTP sites

ftp://ftp.winsite.com/pub/pc/win3/fonts/

Newsgroups

See also the newsgroup comp.fonts

Information on Celtic fonts

Gaelic script is not based on Irish Uncial, but Irish miniscule, 8th century style. The Anglo-Saxon miniscule of the tenth is exactly the same script, plus thorn, wyn and edh (as exemplified by the 9th-century gloss to the Linsfarne Gospels), so much so that some academics argue that Gaelic script is derived from Anglo-Saxon miniscule, rather than the other way round. It's an old quibble, arising from the similarity of these two scripts. If you are looking for a definition of Gaelic script, either could serve as a source.

Gaelic script is characterised by a triangular letter A, and leans towards Italic rather than the round upright majuscule, or uncial proper. The book of Durrow is a particularly good reference source.


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