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  Women and Handwriting Thursday 6 February 2003  
Image: handwriting
There's something about a loved one's handwriting that makes their letters precious, or extremely valuable if like James Hewitt, you happen to be in possession of a royal cache.

Whether you're looking at Princess Diana's script or the handwriting of a child, graphologists say you can tell a lot about a person from the way they dot their 'I's and cross their 't's.
Personality may play its part, but profound social changes have also influenced the evolution of women's handwriting, as Faith Lawrence discovered.
Jean Robb & Hillary Letts, 'Creating Motivated Kids', Hodder and Stoughton, 20 Feb 2003, ISBN: 0340787295
Rosemary Sassoon, 'Handwriting of the Twentieth Century: from copperplate to modern italics' London Routledge, ISBN: 0415178827

British Graphology Website
John Rylands University Library of Manchester
Parker Pen: History of Handwriting

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