What is a manuscript? Mention any two limitations of it, during the nineteenth century.

Answer :

Example of Manuscript - Teachoo.jpg

Answer to be written in exam :

MANUSCRIPTS were traditionally, any document written by hand . They were mostly written on palm leaves or Bark of trees

Limitations of manuscript :

  1. Manuscripts were fragile
  2. Writing manuscripts was a laborious and time consuming business
  3. Could not be carried around or read easily
  4. Its circulation remained limited as it was difficult to handle.

( any 2 limitations, 1+2)


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