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Die Schwabacher Schrift

A German blackletter page on Schwabacher. The free Schwabacher truetype font Deco-A761 (1999) can be found here too. The page is run by SPD Bürgerbüro. The text on the page is quoted from Dr. Heinrich ten Wolde's article "Die Schwabacher Schrift" which appeared in "Die deutsche Schrift", Nr. 4, March 1952. Modern (19th and 20th century) versions of the Schwabacher style of Fraktur font:

  • Alte Schwabacher (1835, Genzsch&Heyse).
  • Neue Schwabacher (1876, Genzsch&Heyse).
  • Offenbacher Schwabacher (1900, Kurt Wanschura, Gebr. Klingspor).
  • Ehmcke Schwabacher (1914, Fritz Helmut Ehmcke, D. Stempel).
  • Schneidler Schwabacher (1918, Friedrich Hermann Ernst Schneidler, J.G. Shelter&Giesecke).

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