Articles tagged with: handwriting

Queen Victoria's Highland adventures manuscript on show in Edinburgh

on Wednesday, 11 March 2015. Posted in General Autograph News

Queen Victoria's Highland adventures manuscript on show in Edinburgh
A gilded manuscript based on a book by Queen Victoria which detailed time she spent in the Highlands and north east is going on show in Scotland.

The Lost Art of the Condolence Letter

on Monday, 10 February 2014. Posted in General Autograph News

By SAUL AUSTERLITZ

I write because I desperately need to communicate, and because I know that ultimately, I cannot. I write to remember, and to be remembered.

Springsteen’s Handwritten ‘Born to Run’ Lyrics Head to Auction

on Wednesday, 27 November 2013. Posted in General Autograph News

By ALLAN KOZINN

The lyrics to “Born to Run,” the evocative title track of Bruce Springsteen’s third album, from 1975, seem to roll off Mr. Springsteen’s tongue on the recording, a torrent of inspired urban car-culture imagery.

Bellini opera fragment found in Spain

on Tuesday, 17 September 2013. Posted in General Autograph News

Rare fragment of an opera score handwritten by 19th century Italian composer Vincenzo Bellini found in Spain.

Bellini opera fragment found in Spain
By Telegraph Reporters and AFP

Did Bach’s wife write his finest works?

on Saturday, 25 October 2014. Posted in General Autograph News

by Hannah Furness

JS Bach and his wife, Anna Magdalena - Photo: Alamy

Martin Jarvis, professor of music at Charles Darwin University in Australia, claims some of Johann Sebastian Bach’s best-loved works were actually written by his wife.

Jane Austen fragment found: but what's behind it?

on Monday, 03 February 2014. Posted in General Autograph News

by Alison Flood

Scrap of paper, transcribing part of a sermon by her brother, shows imprint of other writing on its reverse, which scholars are investigating

The digital Dickinson

on Wednesday, 23 October 2013. Posted in General Autograph News

Sophisticated site gathers her poems, in her handwriting, for all to see and study

By Corydon Ireland, Harvard Staff Writer

A biographer once praised reticent and retiring Emily Dickinson for “the modest littleness of her person.”

So what might this 19th-century poet make of the decidedly immodest archive of her poems being released today, bringing to light in one digital place most of her surviving manuscripts?

Here you could learn Suetterlin / German handwriting

on Saturday, 18 June 2011. Posted in General

Here you could learn Suetterlin / German handwriting

Suetterlin script: a script, created by the Berlin graphic artist Ludwig Sütterlin (1865-1917), which was taught from 1915 to 1941 in German schools. It is also called the "the German handwriting". The writing is a standard form of the earlier and very different chancery writing which was mainly used by government officials.

Hunting Channel

  • Autograph Collecting during F1 Winter testings in Spain

    Autograph Collecting during F1 Winter testings in Spain

    Ferrari:

    It was quite unusual to see Sebastian Vettel in red colors. But good news: he is still the most friendly driver in the F1 paddock. He had really fun to sign Ferrari pictures, although he does not sign as much as in the past. But still very satisfying.

    Kimi was like always. He signed one photograph per meeting, but it was really tough to meet and get him.
  • Collecting autographs at F1 Grand Prix at Monaco 2012

    Collecting autographs at F1 Grand Prix at Monaco 2012


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    Sebastian Vettel:

    All the time Sebastian was surrounded by his fans when he was on his way from the Red Bull hospitality to the pit lane. He tried to write many autographs, but it was very difficult because of the hectic around and because of the bodyguards. When he was able to sign his signature was ugly.

  • Barcelona 2010: The master is back

    Barcelona 2010: The master is back

    Jenson Button:

    Jenson was difficult to collect. His Motohome war located inside the paddock and everytime he had a break of testing he disappeared inside. The only chance to collect his autograph was to wait in front of his truck. Then it was possible to get 1 autograph.

  • Autograph hunting at Cannes Film Festival 2011

    Autograph hunting at Cannes Film Festival 2011

    Bye Bye Paris Hilton and Lindsay Lohan and Welcome to Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster, Sean Penn, Johnny Depp, Dustin Hoffman, Robert De Niro, Uma Thurman, Jane Fonda, Faye Dunaway, Bernardo Bertulocci and many others...

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