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Item 74462

Theory of Spencerian Penmanship, 1874

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1874 Media: ink on paper

Item 74461

"Book of Alphabets," 1908

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1908 Media: ink on paper

Item 74111

Shaylor's 'Compendium of Penmanship,' ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Portland Media: ink on paper

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Horace W. Shaylor: Portland Penman

Horace W. Shaylor, a native of Ohio, settled in Portland and turned his focus to handwriting, developing several unique books of handwriting instruction. He also was a talented artist.