Typographic illustration from Sanborn maps Title: John Wilkins in The Baroque Cycle, Neal Stephenson

Typographic illustration from Sanborn maps Title: John Wilkins in The Baroque Cycle, Neal Stephenson

The Typography of Sanborn New York CIty Maps. Title pages from maps issued between 1885 and 1917. Borough of Queens. City of New York. Atlas 142a, Vol. 6, 1911.

The Typography of Sanborn New York CIty Maps. Title pages from maps issued between 1885 and 1917. Borough of Queens. City of New York. Atlas 142a, Vol. 6, 1911.

Salt Lake City Sanborn Map, 1898 | Source: The University of Utah’s digital library

Salt Lake City Sanborn Map, 1898 | Source: The University of Utah’s digital library

Sanborn Insurance map - Texas - Ft. WORTH - 1910 #typography #lettering 100% 3400 × 4069 pixels The Typography of Sanborn New York City Maps http://annyas.com/typography-of-sanborn-new-york-city-maps/ Sanborn map company logo and lettering http://annyas.com/sanborn-map-company-logo-lettering/

Sanborn Insurance map - Texas - Ft. WORTH - 1910 #typography #lettering 100% 3400 × 4069 pixels The Typography of Sanborn New York City Maps http://annyas.com/typography-of-sanborn-new-york-city-maps/ Sanborn map company logo and lettering http://annyas.com/sanborn-map-company-logo-lettering/

One of many amazing hand lettered typography print pieces created by D. A. Sanborn for Fire Insurance maps dating between1880 to 1920

One of many amazing hand lettered typography print pieces created by D. A. Sanborn for Fire Insurance maps dating between1880 to 1920

Sanborn Insurance map - Texas - GALVESTON - 1899 #typography #lettering 100% 3400 × 4108 pixels The Typography of Sanborn New York City Maps http://annyas.com/typography-of-sanborn-new-york-city-maps/ Sanborn map company logo and lettering http://annyas.com/sanborn-map-company-logo-lettering/

Sanborn Insurance map - Texas - GALVESTON - 1899 #typography #lettering 100% 3400 × 4108 pixels The Typography of Sanborn New York City Maps http://annyas.com/typography-of-sanborn-new-york-city-maps/ Sanborn map company logo and lettering http://annyas.com/sanborn-map-company-logo-lettering/


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Sanborn Insurance map - Indiana - INDIANAPOLIS - 1898   #typography #lettering   50% 3103 × 3681 pixels  The Typography of Sanborn New York City Maps http://annyas.com/typography-of-sanborn-new-york-city-maps/  Sanborn map company logo and lettering  http://annyas.com/sanborn-map-company-logo-lettering/

Sanborn Insurance map - Indiana - INDIANAPOLIS - 1898 #typography #lettering 50% 3103 × 3681 pixels The Typography of Sanborn New York City Maps http://annyas.com/typography-of-sanborn-new-york-city-maps/ Sanborn map company logo and lettering http://annyas.com/sanborn-map-company-logo-lettering/

Victorian-influenced type lingered in letterpress shops into the Art nouveaux age.  Allentown, Pennsylvania 1911 by peacay, via Flickr

Victorian-influenced type lingered in letterpress shops into the Art nouveaux age. Allentown, Pennsylvania 1911 by peacay, via Flickr

ME: Like the way Tampa is done all cool, old school fancy print, pop out style - cool for a cover title

ME: Like the way Tampa is done all cool, old school fancy print, pop out style - cool for a cover title

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