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Proper Writing Posture

Description
English: Demonstration of proper writing position from an 1879 manual
Date
Source Hill’s Manual of Social and Business Forms (https://archive.org/details/hillsmanualofsoc00hill_0/page/20/mode/2up)
Author Anonymous

Description
English: Demonstration of proper writing position from an 1879 manual
Date
Source Hill’s Manual of Social and Business Forms (https://archive.org/details/hillsmanualofsoc00hill_0/page/20/mode/2up)
Author Anonymous

The background has been made transparent in both illustrations.

It is true that he took to occasional rhymes / With an art that was rather instinctive at times

Description
English: “It Is true that he took to occasional rhymes/With an art that was rather instinctive at times”: illustration by W. P. Snyder for the novel-length poem Geraldine by Alphonso A. Hopkins
Date
Source Geraldine, 1887 (https://archive.org/stream/geraldinesouveni00hopkiala#page/n23/mode/1up)
Author W. P. Snyder