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New York Gazeteer 1789, via americanantiquarian

New York Gazeteer 1789, via americanantiquarian

Numbered, Laurent et Deberny 1837  Kelly writes that this face was shown in 1838 by New York printer George Nesbitt, whose only known supplier of wood type designs was Edwin Allen.¹ He adds that the caps-only design originated in France during the 1830s and quickly spread to England and the US.

Numbered, Laurent et Deberny 1837 Kelly writes that this face was shown in 1838 by New York printer George Nesbitt, whose only known supplier of wood type designs was Edwin Allen.¹ He adds that the caps-only design originated in France during the 1830s and quickly spread to England and the US.

Minion No. 2 (Monticello?), from: A specimen of printing types, and ornaments, cast in the letter-foundry of George Bruce, 10 Chambers St., New York, 1828.

Minion No. 2 (Monticello?), from: A specimen of printing types, and ornaments, cast in the letter-foundry of George Bruce, 10 Chambers St., New York, 1828.

Berthold, Lo-Type, Louis Oppenheim, c.1910 #tholenaardup #typespecimen

Berthold, Lo-Type, Louis Oppenheim, c.1910 #tholenaardup #typespecimen

This page is from a scrapbook that began life as a place for J. Horace Kent, the 1850s coroner of San Francisco, California, to paste in newspaper clippings about local inquests.  Around 1860, Kent became associated with the artist George Tirrell, who had completed an enormous panorama of California. Tirrell's panorama was 11 feet high and 175 feet long and took up four reels of canvas -- it was quite a sensation in its day!

This page is from a scrapbook that began life as a place for J. Horace Kent, the 1850s coroner of San Francisco, California, to paste in newspaper clippings about local inquests. Around 1860, Kent became associated with the artist George Tirrell, who had completed an enormous panorama of California. Tirrell's panorama was 11 feet high and 175 feet long and took up four reels of canvas -- it was quite a sensation in its day!

Manuscript Roman and Italic, 1948-1949 by Oldrich Menhart. Digital Revival by Alex W. White, New York, NY USA, TDC² 2001   Winning Entries

Manuscript Roman and Italic, 1948-1949 by Oldrich Menhart. Digital Revival by Alex W. White, New York, NY USA, TDC² 2001 Winning Entries

Bindings by E.R. Weiss, Der Schriftkünstler Emil Rudolf Weiß, via Flickr.

Bindings by E.R. Weiss, Der Schriftkünstler Emil Rudolf Weiß, via Flickr.

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