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Letterform Comparisons

Aa Bb Cc Dd Ee Ff Gg
Hh Ii/Jj Kk Ll Mm Nn Oo
Pp Qq Rr Ss Tt Uu/Vv Ww
Xx Yy Zz & 1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 0


 Note the form of r especially in word-final positions Ephraim Wilds
 Word-final r of the secretary-type shown as no. 4 in Tannenbaum, p.66. unidentified (scribe D)
 Minuscule r is always of the 'twin-stemmed' secretary type (Tannenbaum 66, no 4) unidentified (scribe foar)
Minuscule r of the open 'epsilon' type (Tannenbaum p. 66, no. 8.2) John Ballard
 Capital R has a very long finishing stroke Joseph Fuller
 Minuscule r resembles minuscule v Joseph Neall
Prominent secretary capital R John Rucke
 Minuscule r is a tiny 'twin stemmed' letter which resembles modern u unidentified (scribe beta)
 Use of the "twin-stemmed" lower case r (See Tannenbaum p. 66, 4) Edward Putnam
Majuscule R has broad stroke for terminal tail Andrew Elliot
 Minuscule r resembles modern v unidentified (scribe a)
 the finishing stroke of word-final r tends to extend above the rest of the letter Isaac Addington
twin-stemmed r Unidentified (MMB #5)
unique R Unidentified (MMB #5)
twin-stemmed r Unidentified (MMB #12)