Does anyone know of any high-quality fonts exemplifying the two styles of German handwriting known as "deutsche Kurrentschrift" and "Sütterlin(schrift)"?
They are depicted in columns 2 ("Kurrent") and 3 ("Sütterlin") http://here. (On the right one can click oneself through to see the letters H-Z as well.)
I tried the fonts "1880 Kurrentshrift Normal" [misspelled!] and "Suetterlin" from MyFonts.com, but these fonts turned out to not quite be what I expected: Upon closer inspection, the connections between letters are not perfectly continuous or not even correct (for example, the d-e connection, which ought to appear as shown here). (I inspected the OpenType versions of these fonts, and OpenType is powerful enough a format to have such issues addressed correctly. So an expert I asked suggested that OpenType might have been used merely as a wrapper for a simpler format in these cases. In any case, these fonts are not satisfactory.) Then, another free font I found on the web doesn't have the long-s/short-s (ſ/s) distinction that is required in these styles of writing.
I am looking for a professional font that gets all these things right.