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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


Capital J has an extensive loop which makes it resemble the word "of" (e.g. "John", "I") unidentified (Scribe J)
 Capital I/J extends only little below the base-line unidentified (scribe Depoestion)
Large capital I/J John Ballard
Capital I/J very distinctive: resembles a double f slanted heavily to the right Jonathan Biles
 Word-initial minuscule i/j is of the looped variety (ie the modern j,eg "jn" for in) Joseph Neall
Prominent secretary capital I/J John Rucke
 I and J formed identically Samuel Parris
 The head-curve of I/J extends down to the baseline unidentified (scribe correcting1)
I and J look like an "F" Unidentified (MMB #3)
I with a cross-stroke Unidentified (MMB #12)
Same form for I and J, with a long stroke at the beginning, and a cross-stroke John How