Handwriting Analysis . . .

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Ivan Kipling, Oct 23, 2006.

  1. Fabienne

    Fabienne Senior member

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    I agree!! Fabienne . . . would you assume that my writing was male, or female? Or 'neuter' gender?

    Based on my experience with 19th century script (mostly French), I'm not sure I could tell. This type of handwriting was very common for men.
     


  2. Ivan Kipling

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    How about that?? There's hope for me, after all! The American Declaration of Independence, was written in a similar, scripted style to my own.
     


  3. LabelKing

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    [​IMG]
    Alexandre Dumas père.

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    Marcel Proust seems to have had a slightly less organized style.
     


  4. Ivan Kipling

    Ivan Kipling Senior member

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    Both, amazing examples!! Thanks, LK!! Remember The Bad Seed?? Love that movie!! Remember how the heroine, the seven year old murderess, kills off her classmate Claude, because he won the penmanship medal?? Good-bye, Label King . . . curtains, for us both.
     


  5. Fabienne

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    Labelking: I should have said I am mostly closely familiar with handwritten documents from the first half of the 19th century, by authors born in the 18th century or at the very beginning of the 19th. Dumas' handwriting is tame, Proust's feels very modern.
     


  6. Saucemaster

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    Marcel Proust seems to have had a slightly less organized style.
    Go figure.... Hell, if anything, I'm surprised he managed to stay on the page.
     


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    uh, nevermind. the file doesn't show up for some reason...
     


  9. LabelKing

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    Labelking: I should have said I am mostly closely familiar with handwritten documents from the first half of the 19th century, by authors born in the 18th century or at the very beginning of the 19th. Dumas' handwriting is tame, Proust's feels very modern.
    I'd like to see Joris-Karl Huysmans's handwriting; so Catholic but so decadent, and ultimately so appropriate. [​IMG] Gabriele d'Annunzio also had the straight up & down style which is very suitable.
     


  10. Ivan Kipling

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    This is my father's cousin's, 'hand.' While I feel no closeness whatsoever to my father, it's clear that this cousin and I, share some similar traits. He wrote this note to my mother, on her high school graduation.
     


  11. mrchapel

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    [​IMG] This is my father's cousin's, 'hand.' While I feel no closeness whatsoever to my father, it's clear that this cousin and I, share some similar traits. He wrote this note to my mother, on her high school graduation.
    I do not own a scanner otherwise I would be happy to let those critique my handwriting, though I am often told for a gentleman who is left handed and a male, my writing is very legible. They obivously haven't seen me scribble notes. Anyway, back to the point, you have beautiful handwriting, and I do see some similarities in the handwriting of your father's cousin. What language is that? Russian? Turkish?
     


  12. Ivan Kipling

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    Thank you, sir! Time to get a scanner!! I've mentioned my choice, at the 'what have you bought,' thread . . . HP1510xi All in One. Inexpensive, and it works great. I bought mine, at Costco. They carry the replacement cartridges, too.

    My father's cousin, loved clothes. He could embroider and crochet, better than my grandmother could . . . and she was GOOD! Also, Cousin Nichola used to decorate our church, during Holy Week . . . it was breathtaking to see what he did, on a shoestring budget. The language, is Greek. I am fluent, in that tongue.

    What's interesting too, is that my sister, who has never weighed more than 110 pounds in her 54 years on earth, shakes any table or desk, when she writes. Tremendous pressure. Almost embosses each note she scribes. Also, her handwriting is close to unreadable. My father's was the same way. He too, shook anything within a twelve mile radius, as he wrote.
     


  13. LabelKing

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    Octave Mirbeau has an almost delicate hand, as if afraid to go into flourishes.

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  14. Ivan Kipling

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    You said it . . . the lack of upswings and wan, vertical commas, point to an unhappy nature. His pressure is good, though . . . and consistent. Indicates conviction.
     


  15. javyn

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    My handwriting is that of an idiot man-child.
     


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