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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


 Miniscule d has often a looped ascender, tilted to the left Unidentified (Scribe th)
 The ascender of d curves back almost horizontally Simon Willard
 Two forms of capital D -- one with a looped ascender and an enlarged initial curve (see Tannenbaum 1930:99 No 4), another looking like an elongated "O" unidentified (scribe D)
 The ascender of the word-final d sometimes flourished; this could indicate a more formal register unidentified (scribe D)
Capital D has a vertical cross-stroke Andrew Elliot
 Word-initial d often has a looped ascender Stephen Sewall
 two forms of word-final d (cf Tannenbaum p. 36 no 4 and no 8) unidentified (scribe &)
 In d the ascender is long and curved to the left unidentified (scribe tilde)
 Minuscule d has a large loop unidentified (scribe Depoestion)
 Miniscule d has ascender which spirals in on itself to the left Dudley Bradstreet
 Ascender of d often ends in an elaborated loop Edward Payson
 Ascender of minuscule d long and almost horizontally curved to the left (no loop) Jonathan Putnam
no loop in ascender of d Unidentified (MMB #3)