Neue Aurora VIII schmalhalbfett by the C.E. Weber foundry from 1964 is a reworking of Weber’s classic Aurora family in the style of Anzeigen Grotesk, Helvetica Inserat, Helvetica Ultra Compressed. The source of the Aurora family, along with many similar-to-identical faces found at European foundries (such as Wotan Grotesk, Edel Grotesk, Lessing, and Reichs Grotesk), is Wagner & Schmidt’s typeface Neue Moderne Grotesk.
See also Inserat-Grotesk.
Thomas Mann, The Ironic German, Meridian Books edition1961
- Elaine Lustig Cohen
Contributed by Stephen Coles