The Penmen Archives

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JJ Bailey

A wonderful specimen of business penmanship

WA Baird

A Letter done in Engrosser's Script (Copperplate)

SE Bartow

A fine specimen of Ornamental penmanship

HP Behrensmeyer

A flourished bird with ornamental script

Buddy Blackwell

An example of Buddy's distinctive ornate penmanship

HS Blanchard

Engrosser's Script and Offhand Flourishing

EW Bloser

Ornamental script and signature

SM Blue

Signature and Business Penmanship

EL Brown

A wonderful specimen of engrossing

Clinton C. Canan

A scan of an original 'cut' penned by Canan for publication

Mary L. Champion

A rare specimen: Mary's Zanerian Certificate done in Business Script

CH Clark

Remarkable Offhand Flourishing from the Hand of a Master

PW Costello

Updated March 2008 with ~400 Megs of images and a detailed Biography from his Great-Grandson Tom Costello

FB Courtney

Bird Flourish with Needle Stitch Script Signature

AW Dakin

A letter written in Ornamental Penmanship

WE Dennis

Bird Flourish

The Dennis & Baird Studio

A 'must see' specimen of engrossing

Louis DiGesare

Ornamental Penmanship

CE Doner

Ornamental script signature

EC Enriquez

A remarkable offhand flourishing


Lester L. Fields

A Gold Seal Zanerian Certificate in Engrosser's Script 


Walter J. Filling

Master Penman and Engrosser


HW Flickinger

Ornamental script from the hand of a master

GA Gaskell

Bird Flourish and Ornamental Penmanship

JS Griffith

Ornamental Alphabet Exemplar

Rene Guillard

Ornamental Script

LH Hausam

A wonderful specimen of Offhand Flourishing

William C. Henning

A wonderful specimen of Offhand Flourishing

AH Hinman

Ornamental Penmanship

CV Howe

Engrosser's Script (Copperplate) Caps exemplar

LM Kelchner

A wonderful specimen of Offhand Flourishing

HW Kibbe

Ornamental Script

CC Lister

Business Penmanship

JK Lowe

Lowe's Zanerian Certificate in Engrosser's script

Paula Loya

An engrossed specimen in honor of EA Lupfer

EA Lupfer

Ornamental Penmanship

Louis Madarasz

Ornamental Script

Roy H. Manly, Sr.

Engrossed Specimen & Ornamental Script


FW Martin

Engrosser's Script

IP Mensch

Illuminated Specimen


EC Mills

A specimen of business writing from EC Mills

CW Norder

An original specimen from The Zanerian Manual


AN Palmer

An exemplar of business letters


Eileen (Broad) Richardson

A wonderful specimen of ornamental script

JC Ryan

The "Handless Penman"

Fielding Schofield

Ornamental script and Offhand Flourishing

AG Skeels

Business Penmanship

LP Spencer

Ornamental script

PR Spencer

A specimen from the Father of Spencerian Script

Sarah Spencer

Spencerian Script

Anna Stutt-Gittins

 A Penman who was compared to Madarasz


FW Tamblyn

A specimen of Ornamental Penmanship

AD Taylor

The remarkable script of AD Taylor

JD Todd

Alphabet exemplar cut for Business Educator magazine

JA Wesco

Offhand Flourishing

JD Williams

Offhand Flourishing

CP Zaner

Zaner! Nuff Said!