Recently Paul Horner submitted a question about a hard-to-read signature.
John MacVean identified it as "Eugene Newman M.D."
I couldn't have guessed that one in a million years, but Paul agreed, and he'd already been puzzling over the signature for some time.
This week Bill Eckberg writes:
The signature certainly looks like "Eugene Newman, MD" to me.
For readers who may still be skeptical, I just copied the signature in Photoshop and used the "Skew" command to straighten the writing enough so it was legible. Et voila!
Wow! Neat idea. This does help make the signature more legible. Thanks! This technique could prove very useful for deciphering banknote, check and stock certificate signatures.
To read the earlier E-Sylum article, see:
NORTH CAROLINA STATE TREASURY NOTE SIGNATURE IDENTIFIED
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