Alpha-numeric Character Study of the Ransom Note
There are several types of A's made on the first page of the Ransom Note:
First type has a hook back over the top of the A and the tail points down at an approx. 45 degree angle
Oliva's a's above
Nancy's A's with downward tail
RN. The second type has the tail trailing away from the letter directly to the right or slightly curving up. Some have a hook over and some do not.
Nancy's A's with tail to side.
The tail drops straight down or slightly curves under. Two with hook over and two without.
No tail on end of character. Two with slight hook over and four with extreme hook over.
One capital A with second leg caveing in. Three a's with no hook over or tail. Loop isclosed with straight up and down "leg".
Oliva. The right leg of the A bends slightly inward similar to the RN A.
This type has no tail but each has a hook over making the a look very much like some of the d's.
RN. All types.
Top row has the straight leg. 2nd. row is the block A found in "cAt". Third row has the "pompadour" and tail. The last row has the shorter pompadour and tail or pompadour and no tail.