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Edward Fella, mailer for Detroit Focus Gallery, 1987. The transparent typography of mass communications yields to a typography that references its form, history, and production processes.

#Belle Isle, #Detroit, Michigan circa 1910. Work from Strong's Book of Designs. Produced by the now defunct Detroit School of Lettering. #Vintage

California Street Hill and Fairmont Hotel, circa 1905 Cable cars blur past buildings in the Nob Hill neighborhood of San Francisco in this Detroit Publishing Company photograph. Atop the hill is the unfinished Fairmont Hotel. Most of the buildings seen here would be destroyed or severely damaged in April, 1906 by the city's famous earthquake and the fires that followed.

Silver Springs, Florida, circa 1900 (Colorized). "Okeehumkee at wharf on the Oklawaha River." Detroit Publishing Company glass negative Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: Silver Springs (Colorized): 1900