Vertical writing practice sentences, ca. 1900
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Horace W. Shaylor used these sentences in a vertical writing work books. He developed a system of vertical writing, as well as the more standard slanted penmanship style.
The work books were produced with a single sentence at the top of the page, with lines for practice below.
Shaylor went on to publish a number of work and copy books that featured his own "Shaylor System" script.
Shaylor, a native of Ohio, moved to Portland in 1861 when he was 18.
- Title: Vertical writing practice sentences, ca. 1900
- Creator: Shaylor, Horace W.
- Creation Date: circa 1900
- Media: pencil on paper
- Dimensions (cm): 26.7 x 20.4
- Local Code: Coll. 2538, Box 1/1
- Object Type: Text
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