Local Identifier

OC/6/3/1/3 (local reference number)
2017/4 (18) (Accession Numbers)
OC/D/1704/18b (local reference number)


2003 (was creation date of)


Xu, Bing, (b. 1955), artist (has creator)

Access status


Use status

Copyright Restricted


Scope and Content

Xu Bing's Computer Font programme to create Chinese inspired calligraphy from any word. 

Content Extent

702 MB

Content Type


Management and Use

Conditions on Use

Copyright of Xu Bing


Representation Type

mediated ➔ digital

Record Resource Extent

1 CD


optical disk

Media Type

application ➔ postscript

File Format

Adobe Illustrator 8.0

Related Content

Related People and Organisations

Xu, Bing, (b. 1955), artist (has creator)

Related Events

'Xu Bing', Xu Bing, (2003 Nov 28 - 2004 Jan 04) (is associated with)

Related Terms

programs (has content type)
digital (has representation type)
optical disks (has carrier type )
postscript (has media type)
Adobe Illustrator 8.0 (has file format)
software (has documentary form type)
Copyright Restricted (has use status)
Open (has access status)


Rules or Conventions

Our archival collections have been catalogued following the International Standard of Archival Description (ISAD(G)) and principles of Records in Context (RiC). The library collection has been documented following the Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR) standard and the International Standard for Bibliographic Description (ISBD).

Subject terms for the collections have been taken from the Resource Description Access (RDA) values which are made available under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License; the National Archives’ PRONOM online registry of technical information; IANA media types. MIME types; Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT)® and Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN)® which are made available under the ODC Attribution License.