Skip to main content

Handwriting Collection

Background imageHandwriting Collection: Membership certificate, Ancient Order of Druids

Membership certificate, Ancient Order of Druids, illustrated with a Druid playing a harp, with Stonehenge in the background

Background imageHandwriting Collection: Brudenell Magna Carta

Brudenell Magna Carta
The Brudenell Magna Carta, document on vellum, dated 12 October 1297, with a substantial fragment of the Great Seal of Edward I. The original Magna Carta was issued in Latin in 1215

Background imageHandwriting Collection: Bernat Martorell (died 1452). Manuscript. Book of hours, 144

Bernat Martorell (died 1452). Manuscript. Book of hours, 144
Bernat Martorell (died 1452). Catalan painter. International Gothic style. Manuscript. Book of hours, 1444. Folio I. Historical Archive. Barcelona. Catalonia. Spain

Background imageHandwriting Collection: Choirbook number 9. Gregorian chant. 15th. century. Virgin a

Choirbook number 9. Gregorian chant. 15th. century. Virgin a
Choirbook number 9. Gregorian chant. 15th. century. Antiphonary By Master of Burgo de Osma. Parchment. Virgin and Child. Miniature. Drop cap. Spain

Background imageHandwriting Collection: Choirbook number 3. Gregorian chant. 15th. century. Coronati

Choirbook number 3. Gregorian chant. 15th. century. Coronati
Choirbook number 3. Gregorian chant. 15th. century. Antiphonary By Master of Burgo de Osma. Parchment. Coronation of the Virgin surrounded by Saints and Bishops. Miniature. Letter U. Spain

Background imageHandwriting Collection: Stationery, Pawlyn & Sons, Victoria Square, Truro, Cornwall

Stationery, Pawlyn & Sons, Victoria Square, Truro, Cornwall
Stationery, Pawlyn & Sons, Fish & Oyster Merchants, 14 Victoria Square, Truro, Cornwall, with handwritten details. 1918

Background imageHandwriting Collection: Choirbook number 7. Gregorian chant. 15th. century. The Visi

Choirbook number 7. Gregorian chant. 15th. century. The Visi
Choirbook number 7. Gregorian chant. 15th. century. Antiphonary By Master of Burgo de Osma. Parchment. The Visitation of Mary to her cousin Elizabeth. Drop cap D. Miniature. Spain

Background imageHandwriting Collection: Smartly dressed man on a comic greetings card

Smartly dressed man on a comic greetings card with verse and pull tab. Date: circa 1850s

Background imageHandwriting Collection: Hardacre J Pitt

Hardacre J Pitt
Hardacre J. Pitt An important touring manager in the decades around 1900, he used his notepaper to advertise his repertoire. This letter, from the Comedy Theatre, Manchester, is dated November 1894

Background imageHandwriting Collection: Cary Grant, American film star

Cary Grant, American film star
Cary Grant, English-born American film star and stage actor. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageHandwriting Collection: Christmas card with pink blotting paper, pen and postcard

Christmas card with pink blotting paper, pen and postcard. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageHandwriting Collection: Marriage certificate issued at Gretna Green, Scotland

Marriage certificate issued at Gretna Green, Scotland, dated 28 February 1920, between Michael Joseph Wyne of London and Marguerite Marchmont of Mount Florida, Glasgow. Date: 1920

Background imageHandwriting Collection: Chism Ice Cream Factory, Reno, Nevada, USA

Chism Ice Cream Factory, Reno, Nevada, USA
Chism Ice Cream Factory, West Street, Reno, Nevada, USA -- workforce with truck at loading platform. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageHandwriting Collection: Barnaby Rudge, theatre production

Barnaby Rudge, theatre production based on the Dickens novel

Background imageHandwriting Collection: Billy Scott Coomber, singer in the Jack Payne Band

Billy Scott Coomber, singer in the Jack Payne Band. Date: circa 1935

Background imageHandwriting Collection: Thank you letter from Winston Churchill, Prime Minister

Thank you letter from Winston Churchill, Prime Minister
Thank you letter from Winston Churchill, British Prime Minister, headed 10 Downing Street, Whitehall, SW1 -- many of these were reproduced to look like an original handwritten letter

Background imageHandwriting Collection: RMS Titanic, and Olympic, postcard from Southampton

RMS Titanic, and Olympic, postcard from Southampton
RMS TITANIC AND RMS OLYMPIC: A Tucks postcard of the Olympic, but sent from Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912, sailing day of the Titanic's maiden voyage

Background imageHandwriting Collection: RMS Olympic, postcard from Northern Ireland

RMS Olympic, postcard from Northern Ireland
RMS OLYMPIC: Scarce original postcard by Walton of Belfast, either 1910 or 1911 (posted from Northern Ireland much later)

Background imageHandwriting Collection: RMS Majestic, First Class passenger list and other items

RMS Majestic, First Class passenger list and other items
RMS MAJESTIC: extremely rare maiden voyage trio comprising a First-Class passenger list from her Maiden Voyage dated Wednesday 10th May 1922 and abstract logs from Voyage One East

Background imageHandwriting Collection: Harland & Wolff ledger from engineering works, Belfast

Harland & Wolff ledger from engineering works, Belfast
BELFAST SHIPPING HISTORY: Rare late 19th century Harland and Wolff ledger from The Engineering Works, Queens Island. Date: late 19th century

Background imageHandwriting Collection: RMS Mauretania silk postcard

RMS Mauretania silk postcard
RMS MAURETANIA: Unusual on board silk postcard, postally used Queenstown 1908. Date: 1908

Background imageHandwriting Collection: War Bonds Today To Bomb Tokyo Security Tomorrow

War Bonds Today To Bomb Tokyo Security Tomorrow
war, bonds, today, to, bomb, tokyo, security, tomorrow, 1944, 1940s, 40s, forties, ww2, wwii, second, world, two, usa, america, american, envelope, ship, planes, handwriting, handwritten, name

Background imageHandwriting Collection: Buy War Bonds and Stamps, WW2 envelope

Buy War Bonds and Stamps, WW2 envelope
Buy War Bonds and Stamps - WW2 American postal cover envelope Date: 1945

Background imageHandwriting Collection: White Star Line, RMS Titanic, Harland and Wolff date book

White Star Line, RMS Titanic, Harland and Wolff date book
White Star Line, RMS Titanic. Extremely rare Harland and Wolff hardbound employees build/date book chronicling the history of the ships built at the yard

Background imageHandwriting Collection: White Star Line, RMS Titanic, letter from Henry Wotton

White Star Line, RMS Titanic, letter from Henry Wotton
White Star Line, RMS Titanic, collection of Titanic passengers Richard and Stanley May. Letter dated 5 July 1913 from Henry Wotton, Titanic cross channel passenger

Background imageHandwriting Collection: White Star Line, RMS Olympic, handwritten postcard

White Star Line, RMS Olympic, handwritten postcard
White Star Line, RMS Olympic, collection of Titanic passengers Richard and Stanley May. Rare book postcard written by Richard May on board RMS Olympic on September 20th 1911

Background imageHandwriting Collection: White Star Line, RMS Olympic, with crane, on postcard (back)

White Star Line, RMS Olympic, with crane, on postcard (back)
White Star Line, RMS Olympic, rare original postcard by Walton of Belfast, either 1910 or 1911 - as seen here, it was posted from Northern Ireland much later, in 1939

Background imageHandwriting Collection: Harland and Wolff, Belfast, set of 24 postcards

Harland and Wolff, Belfast, set of 24 postcards
Harland and Wolff, Belfast, 24 of a collection of 31 postcards from shop stewards of different unions relating to the shipyard from September 1911. Date: 1910s

Background imageHandwriting Collection: White Star Line, RMS Olympic, George W Bowyer log

White Star Line, RMS Olympic, George W Bowyer log
White Star Line, RMS Olympic, George W. Bowyer handwritten log detailing the voyage to New York and back April/May 1918, page 46 of his memoir Lively Ahoy

Background imageHandwriting Collection: White Star Line, RMS Olympic, dinner menu card (back)

White Star Line, RMS Olympic, dinner menu card (back)
Signed First Class dinner menu card (back) for Titanic?s sister ship RMS Olympic dated September 20th 1911. This is a significant date as Olympic collided with Royal Naval cruiser HMS Hawke

Background imageHandwriting Collection: RMS Mauretania, on board silk postcard

RMS Mauretania, on board silk postcard
RMS MAURETANIA: Unusual on board silk postcard, postally used Queenstown 1908. Date: 1908

Background imageHandwriting Collection: Samuel Code letter on The Klondyke Nugget stationery

Samuel Code letter on The Klondyke Nugget stationery
EARLY AVIATION PIONEERS - THE SAMUEL CODY ARCHIVE: Handwritten letter signed S. F. Cody dated May 22nd 1901 on Klondyke Nugget stationery relating to his Wild West show. Date: 1901

Background imageHandwriting Collection: Parchment commission, 2nd Lieutenant Henry Vaughan

Parchment commission, 2nd Lieutenant Henry Vaughan
Parchment commission document for 2nd Lieutenant Henry Vaughan, Madras Corps of Engineers, East India Company Date: 1852

Background imageHandwriting Collection: Handwriting of Emile Ollivier, French lawyer and politician

Handwriting of Emile Ollivier, French lawyer and politician
Handwriting (dated 9 May 1861) of Emile Ollivier (1825-1913), French lawyer and politician who served as Prime Minister of France. In his retirement he wrote many books of political history

Background imageHandwriting Collection: Money order with Titanic red rubber stamp

Money order with Titanic red rubber stamp
White Star Line, RMS Titanic - rare money order from Aherne's Exchange & Shipping Office in Queenstown, Ireland, dated 9 April 1912

Background imageHandwriting Collection: American Line, St Paul, St Louis - postcard

American Line, St Paul, St Louis - postcard
American Line, St Paul, St Louis US Mail Steamers - postcard, postally used 6 September 1912: Am glad to say the Olympic arrived at New York on September 4th at 4.30pm'. Date: 1912

Background imageHandwriting Collection: Ocean Liners - four postcards

Ocean Liners - four postcards
Ocean Liner: four postcards, including American Bankers Association, showing Titanic/Olympic posted Pennsylvania July 1912 advertising traveller's cheques

Background imageHandwriting Collection: White Star Line - brochure and two RMS Baltic postcards

White Star Line - brochure and two RMS Baltic postcards
White Star Line, Royal and United States Mail Steamers brochure cover, and two RMS Baltic postcards. Date: early 20th century

Background imageHandwriting Collection: White Star Line, RMS Olympic - letter and passenger list

White Star Line, RMS Olympic - letter and passenger list
White Star Line, RMS Olympic - letter handwritten on board, and First Class passenger list for June 1927. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageHandwriting Collection: White Star Line - four voyage cards

White Star Line - four voyage cards for RMS Olympic, Oceanic, Britannic and Adriatic. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageHandwriting Collection: Cunard Ocean Liners - assorted items

Cunard Ocean Liners - assorted items, including menu cards, welcome on board pamphlets, entertainments and events programmes. Date: 1950s-1990s

Background imageHandwriting Collection: White Star Line, Titanic lettercard written on board

White Star Line, Titanic lettercard written on board
White Star Line, RMS Titanic - Second Class passenger and victim Henry James Beauchamp, rare Titanic lettercard written on board and posted with original one penny stamp

Background imageHandwriting Collection: Charles Lightoller archive, three notebooks

Charles Lightoller archive, three notebooks
Charles Lightoller archive collection of three handwritten note and code books used during WW1, and WW2. The first two are handwritten books of code and marine information

Background imageHandwriting Collection: Titanic Hero Memorial notice, Belfast

Titanic Hero Memorial notice, Belfast
RMS Titanic - notice relating to the Belfast Titanic Hero Memorial'. It reads The Lady Mayoress having desired the opportunity of putting before our employes a suggestion that they should be

Background imageHandwriting Collection: White Star Line, RMS Olympic, photo with handwriting

White Star Line, RMS Olympic, photo with handwriting and signatures. Abstract of logs dated 29 September 1920, 27 October 1920 and 17 November 1920. Date: 1920

Background imageHandwriting Collection: Titanic fireman Lindsay continuous certificate of discharge

Titanic fireman Lindsay continuous certificate of discharge
RMS Titanic - fireman William Charles Lindsay, continuous certificate of discharge, showing Titanic listed as voyage No. 7 and described as intended New York

Background imageHandwriting Collection: RMS Titanic - Guglielmo Marconi, signed photograph

RMS Titanic - Guglielmo Marconi, signed photograph
RMS Titanic - Guglielmo Marconi signed sepia photo in brown ink Yours very sincerely G. Marconi R.M.S. Campania 10th June 1904'

Background imageHandwriting Collection: Daily Mirror, Titanic disaster, W T Stead

Daily Mirror, Titanic disaster, W T Stead
The Daily Mirror - W T Stead, victim of the Titanic disaster. Original copy of The Daily Mirror dated 18 April 1912. Date: 1912



All Professionally Made to Order for Quick Shipping