Deciphering old German handwriting

Ten tips for deciphering old German handwriting is a post by Katherine Schober on deciphering Kurrentschrift, with useful links, for example to wordmine.info, which is a kind of crossword-solving site.

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Apparently Sütterlinschrift is a modern version of Kurrentschrift. Here’s a picture of Ludwig Sütterlin (source here (PDF)).

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Thanks to Ann Sherwin for the link.

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