13 February 2007

Can You Read It?

This was written by a German born Lutheran minister in the 1870s.
Feel free to post your guess as to what the name is. The first name is pretty easy...



Blogger Jeff said...

John Leefs.

4:39 PM  
Blogger Miriam said...

Joh(a)n Loess

11:54 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Luft - very clearly written in the German Sütterlin script

9:26 AM  
Blogger Michael John Neill said...

Yes it is John Lüft. Those who want to learn more about the script can do so here:


10:17 AM  

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