Pitman's Shorthand Instructors Book

The book was developed by Englishman Sir Isaac Pitman [1813-1897].  Like most system of shorthand, it is  a phonetic system; the symbols do not represent letters, but rather sounds.  The contents of the book contain directions to the students, the alphabet, some exercises and vocalization of double consonants.

Object ID: NPWHF0760 - Pitman's Shorthand Instructors Book

Object Number: 760

Date Made: Centenary Edition

Materials: paper, ink, cardboard, original cloth cover

Dimension: Height 16cm Width 10.5cm

Provenance: SAUNDERS, Edna

Maker: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd.