Friday, December 09, 2005
Die National Archives in Kew bieten ein "Tutorial Palaeography: reading old handwriting 1500 - 1800" an: "This web tutorial will help you learn to read the handwriting found in documents written in English between 1500 and 1800. At first glance, many documents written at this time look illegible to the modern reader. By reading the practical tips and working through the documents in the Tutorial in order of difficulty, you will find that it becomes much easier to read old handwriting. You can find more documents on which to practise your skills in the further practice section". Das Online-Tutorial wurde gemeinsam mit der School of Library, Archive and Information Studies am University College London entwickelt.