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    Default Illustrated Letters from the Greats!

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    Lovely. Some really interesting letters there. Thank you
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    Now that's what I'd call: Inspiring!!!
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    Default Re: Illustrated Letters from the Greats!

    I found some of those letters fascinating. I am curious if they jotted out the letter around a blank space they doodled later, or had they made a doodle and given the scarcity, or price of paper in the past, chosen to repurpose the sketch as letterhead?
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    Truly impressive talented people. Thanks for sharing.

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    Thank you for the share this.
    It is very interesting and this shows how creative their thought-process. How it would be now with the iPad or smart couture -

    This was sent by iPad .

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    Great Letters! I love the Van Gogh. thank you

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    Default Re: Illustrated Letters from the Greats!

    very cool!
    thanks for posting.
    c.

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    Default Re: Illustrated Letters from the Greats!

    I wish I could write so beautifully ...

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