Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 23, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
604Higgins (1923) PHOTOGRAPHPHOTOPHOTO: Right vertical "C" hand, palm leftward, at the side of the face, then removed and placed against the left vertical palm, left palm rightward, and right palm outward.107hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=604&refid=higgins1923
533Higgins (1923) PHOTOGRAPH~MOVIEMOVIESMOVIES: Right "C" hand resting the index on bridge of the nose, and then both vertical hands, palms inward and fingers spread, shaken back and forth sidewise for jerky motion of the pictures; or right "C" index and thumb edge placed against vertical left palm and moved up and down. (The second part of the first sign is often used before the eyes to note "Obscure").95hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=533&refid=higgins1923
296Long (1918) PHOTOGRAPHPICTUREPICTURE: Draw "C" or crooked forefinger downward against the face, and then for PHOTOGRAPH, the same, holding open left hand up, place "C" against palm, or just touch the bridge of the nose with "C" hand and place on palm as before. VII,155.43hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=296&refid=long1918
453Michaels (1923) PHOTOGRAPHPICTUREPICTURE: 1. Make the letter "C" right hand, strike it in the palm of the left hand held before you.100hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=453&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
552Veditz (1913) PHOTOGRAPH~filmN/AYEAR+ FIFTY FUTURE(-to-rt), THAT(1h) PHOTOGRAPH~cl-d:SonB(film) FUTURE TRUE P-R-I-C-E-L-E-S-S.50hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=552