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Alte deutsche Schrift Sütterlin lernen Teil 1, Kapitel 1 und 2, n m e i t T u


writing old german letters - Sütterlin, altdeutsche Schreibschrift Fraktur


German Script (Kurrent/Sütterlin)

Sütterlinschrift is the last widely used form of Kurrent, the historical form of German handwriting that evolved alongside German blackletter typefaces. Graphic artist Ludwig Sütterlin was commissioned by the Prussian Ministry of Science, Art and Culture to create a modern handwriting script in 1911. His handwriting scheme gradually replaced the older cursive scripts that had developed in the 16th century at the same time that letters in books had developed into Fraktur. The name Sütterlin is nowadays often used to refer to all varieties of old German handwriting, although only this specific script was taught in all German schools from 1915 to 1941.
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    • History 

    • Characteristics 

    • Overview of the letters