This Qur'an was copied by Ibrahim known as Sukuti, a pupil of Seyyid Osman Effendi also known as Damad al-Afif ('the son-in-law of al-Afif') who died on Safar 23 AH 1220/May 23 1805 AD. Osman Effendi came from a family of calligraphers which included the famous Hafiz Osman. He married the daughter of another calligrapher, Ibrahim Afif (d. AH 1181/1767-68 AD). He was said to have been a large man with somewhat erratic behaviour which earned him the name Deli Osman, or Crazy Osman (Letters in Gold, Ottoman Calligraphy from the Sakip Sabanci Collection Istanbul, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, No. 20, p.104). A Qur'an by Osman Effendi is published in Letters in Gold (op.cit. pp.104-05).