[ANSTHRLD] Announcing Event Court Awards

Mike C. Baker kihebard at hotmail.com
Tue Sep 26 10:20:14 PDT 2006

> >A bit of IKA that may be of interest along these lines: Aethelmearc 
> >award reports (at least on-line) include recognition of the 
> scribes for 
> >the individual scrolls.  Perhaps somewhat expected from 
> their custom of 
> >every scroll being an original... NO, I am *not* suggesting 
> that part 
> >for Ansteorran practice. While most Ansteorran award 
> presentations do 
> >include verbal acknowledgement of the illuminator, what I intend to 
> >point out here is the chronicling of which-to-whom.
> Ah, are they scroll or are they charters?  If scrolls then I 
> agree, but we give out very few scrolls and a vast amount of 
> charters.  Are you giving credit who did the original artwork 
> on the charter or the colorist? And I have to say if you are 
> giving credit to the illuminator why not the scribe as well.  
> I agree if someone does an impressive work and an original 
> scroll then perhaps more attention should be paid, but I 
> think that giving credit to the colorist of the charter would 
> only lengthen the court.
> It does make one pause however.
> Clare

Full scrolls.

Clare, it has been my experience in Ansteorra that most charters were
being recognized for the colorist -- if this has been discontinued, I
understand that court length would be a serious reason why.

Full "one-of-a-kind" scrolls do deserve better recognition -- and care
-- than they sometimes receive...


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