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Muster zu Strick- und Häkelarbeiten für unsere Krieger

Contributed by Florian Hardwig on Oct 26th, 2014. Artwork published in .
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    Source: http://resolver.staatsbibliothek-berlin.de Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – PK. License: Public Domain.

    Booklet with “patterns for knitting and crochet work for our warriors”, issued by the “National Women’s Union” to support German soldiers in World War I with self-made socks, hoods, knee warmers and other articles of clothing. Printed by Franz Greven, Cologne.

    The typeface on the cover is Lyrisch, designed by Georg Schiller and first cast in 1907 by Ludwig & Mayer. The text typeface is an unidentified Gotisch.

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    Source: http://resolver.staatsbibliothek-berlin.de Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – PK. License: Public Domain.
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    Source: http://resolver.staatsbibliothek-berlin.de Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – PK. License: Public Domain.

    Note that a Roman is used for loanwords and their abbreviations (‘gr’, ‘cm’), as it was common at the time.

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