Using Shapes as Letters
Vivian Cook

Over the years people have experimented with many different ways of conveying the letter shapes.

Human Alphabets

Human letters A B CHuman letters D E F
Human letters G HHuman letters J K L
human letters M N OHuman lettesr PQR
Devils Alphabet S T UClown Human letters V X Y Z

Sources: Devil's alphabet 1837, Clown's alphabet 1826, Human alphabet 1560.
Devil's alphabet 1837. Book: H. Demeude (1996), The Animated Alphabet, Thames and Hudson


People as Letters

People as Letters GPO

Woman as letter I

Other Objects used as Letters

Clock as letter O

London shop

Road markings as letters A N D
Road markings in ad 1998

Euro sign as E

Moon as letter U C

Letter O as traffic signs

letter T as Tie

Letter A as car

Food as Letters

Chilli as Letter word


NAD in sign spelling

Biscuit as letter O

Knives as Letters

traffic signs as letters

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