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Theory of Spencerian Penmanship, 1874

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Theory of Spencerian Penmanship, 1874

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This penmanship guide was authored by Platt Rogers Spencer (1800-1864) and published by Ivison Blakeman Taylor & Co. of New York and Chicago. Spencer created his own script titled, "Spencerian Script" and went on to found a school of penmanship where he taught his script.

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  • Title: Theory of Spencerian Penmanship, 1874
  • Creator: Spencer, Platt Roger
  • Creation Date: 1874
  • Media: ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 20 cm x 13.5 cm x 0.6 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 2538
  • Collection: Shaylor family collection
  • Object Type: Text

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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