Category: Handwriting

Handwritten Sütterlin letter from the year 1933.

Handwritten letter. Sütterlin. German Empire.

Handwritten letter 1933.

Handwritten Sütterlin letter from the year 1933. German Empire.

The Sütterlin writings, usually called simply Sütterlin, are developed in 1911 commissioned by the Prussian Cultural and Education Ministry, by Ludwig Sütterl in Kurrent fonts. In addition to the German Sütterlin fonts that represents a special form of German cursive, Ludwig Sütterlin also developed a stylistically comparable Latin cursive alphabet. The German Sütterlin font was introduced in Prussia from 1915th.

German Empire. Handwritten Sütterlin letter. Calligraphy

Handwritten Sütterlin letter 1933.

She began in the 1920s to replace the German cursive and in 1935 in a modified form (slightly, with less circular shapes) as a German folk signature part of the official curriculum. As a result of the signature decree however led to its prohibition by a circular of the NSDAP on 1 September 1941.

Linderhof palace. Royal Villa of King Louis II of Bavaria.

AK,  King Louis II. Castle Linderhof Bavaria.

Royal Villa of King Louis II

Linderhof palace. Royal Villa of King Louis II of Bavaria.

Replica of the palace and gardens of Versailles, the magnificent former residence of the Sun King Louis XIV. The garden and park in Linderhof is one of the exemplars of the garden art of historicism. Built by King Ludwig II of Bavaria, called the fairy prince.



Ak Grindelwald Switzerland 1905

AK, Collectible Postcard. Grindelwald Switzerland. German Handwriting


Collectible Switzerland stamps. philately. German Handwriting.

Grindelwald Switzerland. Back of postcard.

Ak Grindelwald Switzerland 1905

An early postcard from the time of the beginning of mass tourism. On the front the panorama of snow-covered mountain massif shows around the Eiger. In the foreground is the then already famous mountain village of Grindelwald, with its Grand Hotels and large farms. She is described by hand and was sent to Düsseldorf in Germany on the 23.08.1905. The back is adorned with beautiful postmarks and a 10 rapine stamp from switzerland.