German Gothic Initials - Swirly Fraktur Blackletter Initial Letter Ddetails

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Image title: German Gothic Initials - Swirly Fraktur Blackletter Initial Letter D
Source: Brown, Frank Chouteau: “Letters & Lettering: A Treatise With 200 Examples” (1921)
Keywords: letterd, initials, calligraphy, fraktur, lettering, calligraphic initials, greyscale
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This initial letter “D” is suitable for use as a decorative initial or drop cap; it is an old German letter-form, and might not be easily recognised today, especally by people outside Germany! But the swirls and curls are fabulous!

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