Results 1 to 6 of 6

Thread: Illustrated Letters from the Greats!

  1. #1
    Senior Member VertOlive's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Location
    The Island
    Posts
    3,843
    Thanks
    3,994
    Thanked 3,683 Times in 1,599 Posts
    Rep Power
    11

    Default Illustrated Letters from the Greats!

    "Nolo esse salus sine vobis ...” —St. Augustine

  2. The Following 9 Users Say Thank You to VertOlive For This Useful Post:

    BlkWhiteFilmPix (November 15th, 2020), carlos.q (September 28th, 2020), catbert (September 28th, 2020), Chrissy (November 15th, 2020), fountainpagan (September 29th, 2020), Jon Szanto (September 28th, 2020), Lady Onogaro (November 15th, 2020), penwash (September 28th, 2020), Robert (September 28th, 2020)

  3. #2
    FPG Donor ♕ Chrissy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2013
    Location
    United Kingdom
    Posts
    7,830
    Thanks
    3,961
    Thanked 6,857 Times in 2,801 Posts
    Rep Power
    17

    Default Re: Illustrated Letters from the Greats!

    Lovely. Some really interesting letters there. Thank you
    Regards, Chrissy | My Blog: inkyfountainpens

  4. The Following User Says Thank You to Chrissy For This Useful Post:

    VertOlive (September 28th, 2020)

  5. #3
    Senior Member penwash's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2015
    Location
    Dallas, as in the 80's TV Series
    Posts
    3,198
    Thanks
    2,340
    Thanked 4,572 Times in 1,591 Posts
    Rep Power
    11

    Default Re: Illustrated Letters from the Greats!

    Now that's what I'd call: Inspiring!!!
    - Will
    Unique and restored vintage pens: Redeem Pens

  6. The Following User Says Thank You to penwash For This Useful Post:

    VertOlive (September 28th, 2020)

  7. #4
    Senior Member Mags's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    Location
    Saskatoon, Canada
    Posts
    1,218
    Thanks
    362
    Thanked 496 Times in 291 Posts
    Rep Power
    10

    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?
    Mags or Rob Maguire MB 149, 147, 146,144, Mozart, Boehme, Sailor Realo, Aurora Optima, Churchmen Prescriptor and Parson's Essential, Parker 51 1.3 mm stub, Parker Vacumatic 1939 OB Can, TWSBI's (540,580, Mini and Vac 700), Pelikan M 1000/800 Demonstrator 600/200 demoM/200 OBB, Visconti Rembrandts (2), Lamy, Cross, Watermans, Pilots, Sheaffer's, Omas 360 LE 84/360, GvFC, Esterbrooks J and SJ, Bexley Jitterbug, Taccia, Eversharp 1952 flex, Edison Herald, Franklin Christoph Piper.

  8. The Following User Says Thank You to Mags For This Useful Post:

    VertOlive (September 28th, 2020)

  9. #5
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2016
    Location
    Clinging desperately to planet Earth
    Posts
    320
    Thanks
    31
    Thanked 320 Times in 186 Posts
    Rep Power
    5

    Default Re: Illustrated Letters from the Greats!

    Truly impressive talented people. Thanks for sharing.

  10. The Following User Says Thank You to An old bloke For This Useful Post:

    VertOlive (September 28th, 2020)

  11. #6
    Senior Member Cyril's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2017
    Posts
    491
    Thanks
    814
    Thanked 249 Times in 148 Posts
    Rep Power
    5

    Default Re: Illustrated Letters from the Greats!

    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 .

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •