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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.