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Penmanship

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Antique Graphics and Royalty Free Stock Images from Knick of Time

DIY Antique School Wall Chart I have a real fondness for antique school primers and am always on the lookout for them. I love the simple, sweet illustrations in them, and am very drawn to the alphabet pages and pages that show the diacritical marks that helped young pupils to learn to read. Antique primers aren't too hard to come by, but antique school charts are a little more difficult and are expensive. I'd love to own an original, but

Where Worlds Collide: The Lost Art of Penmanship

There is a fabulous textbook, The Business Guide; or, Safe Methods of Business, published in 1886, in the one room schoolhouse which I have perused through from time to time. In the beginning part of the book, the topic of penmanship is discussed. For someone entering the fields of business during the 19th century, or education for that matter, neat, legible handwriting was of the utmost importance. If you had terrible penmanship, you might not be hired for a job, unlike this century. The…