Kurrent Schrift

German-language hand-writing script known as Kurrent was used between the 15th and the 20th century (up until the end of WWII) in mostly German speaking countries. Kurrent is known as the written equivalent of the blackletter typeface.
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Vintage 1930s German Handwriting Guide

Vintage German Handwriting Guide I remember having this handwriting style down in high school. Sutterlin was so much fun to write in.

The German script (Deutsche Schrift) — Einführung einheitlicher Schriftformen für den Schreibunterricht an den Volks- und Mittelschulen, in: Ministerialblatt für Kirchen- und Schul- Angelegenheiten im Königreich Bayern Nr. 29 (1909) S. 457ff.

The German script (Deutsche Schrift) — Einführung einheitlicher Schriftformen…

Calligraphy Class - Introduction to Pointed Pen, Weaver Style, SATURDAY June 11…

Calligraphy Class - Introduction to Pointed Pen, Weaver Style, SATURDAY June 11…

Kurrentschrift von Georg Salden

Kurrentschrift von Georg Salden

Paper Magic, Genealogy, Calligraphy, Alphabet, Lettering, Typography, Writing, Lyrics, Cursive Handwriting

https://www.flickr.com/photos/mickythepixel/5577054446/in/pool-kurrentschrift/lightbox/

https://www.flickr.com/photos/mickythepixel/5577054446/in/pool-kurrentschrift/lightbox/

Alt: Kinder-Bilderbuch, Titel Sütterlin, Fritz Baumgarten +unbekannt ~ 1925 | eBay

Alt: Kinder-Bilderbuch, Titel Sütterlin, Fritz Baumgarten +unbekannt ~ 1925 | eBay

Sütterlin, old German handwriting script, a variant of Kurrent. Abolished in 41 along with  (Fraktur) as being "too Jewish". Apparently Hitler had a poor grasp on the history of typography, among other flaws.

Sütterlin, old German handwriting script, a variant of Kurrent. Abolished in 41 along with (Fraktur) as being "too Jewish". Apparently Hitler had a poor grasp on the history of typography, among other flaws.

I’ve been working on some experimental Kurrentschrift lettering for a branding concept. Kurrent is an old form of German handwriting, which often made its way into signage and other vernacular forms of typography. The letterforms are a little confusing, but I think they’re pretty cool.

I’ve been working on some experimental Kurrentschrift lettering for a branding concept. Kurrent is an old form of German handwriting, which often made its way into signage and other vernacular forms of typography.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/altpapier/16995552139/in/pool-kurrentschrift/lightbox/

https://www.flickr.com/photos/altpapier/16995552139/in/pool-kurrentschrift/lightbox/

https://www.flickr.com/photos/ralf_herrmann/17134276657/in/pool-kurrentschrift/lightbox/

https://www.flickr.com/photos/ralf_herrmann/17134276657/in/pool-kurrentschrift/lightbox/

Ossi Oswalda : Lot 2752

Ossi Oswalda : Lot 2752

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