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Old German Script - Kurrent


Commonly known as Old German Script, Kurrent is the most popular handwriting style found in handwritten German documents from the 16th through 18th centuries.
Old German Script - Kurrent
The Alte Deutsche Schrift (German for "old German script") known as Kurrent originally evolved from the gothic cursive handwriting of the 16th century. The uniform, legible handwriting style was quickly adopted by many chancelleries, and soon came into widespread use as everyday handwriting throughout Germany.

This example was created with the Kurrent Kupferstich font from the Walden Font Co. Kurrent Kupferstich is a calligraphic version of Old German Script. It was the most commonly used script for handwritten documents in Germany.

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