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Shaylor the Penman

'Harper's New Graded Copy Books,' 1885

'Harper's New Graded Copy Books,' 1885

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Maine Historical Society

Horace W. Shaylor's script could be considered a blend between Spencerian Script and the Palmer Method.

Shaylor's letters had fewer flourishes and less shading than Spencer's, but more embellishments than Palmer's.

Shaylor's writing technique encompassed a combination of both finger (reminiscent of Spencer) and arm (reminiscent of Platt) movement.


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