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Indians of the United States

Contributed by Nick Sherman  on Apr 20th, 2012. Artwork published in
circa 1967
License: All Rights Reserved.

9 Comments on “Indians of the United States

  1. Feb 27th, 2013  2:36 am

    Is that Times and Franklin Gothic as well on there?

  2. Feb 28th, 2013  8:43 am

    Close! Century Expanded and Franklin Gothic.

  3. Mar 1st, 2013  12:27 am

    Is there somethere that outlines the differences or history between Times and Century Expanded?

  4. Mar 1st, 2013  12:33 am

    Looking my Encyclopedia of Typefaces, I would suggust it is actually Century Old Style – the Expanded italic is quite different.

  5. Mar 1st, 2013  1:25 am

    No digital interpretation will be an exact match but Bitstream’s Century Expanded Bold Italic seems to fit.

  6. Mar 1st, 2013  2:37 am

    I agree, so what is going on with this metal version?

    Photo of metal Century Gothic Expanded

  7. Mar 1st, 2013  6:14 am

    Looks like the bold italic is missing from that book.

  8. Mar 1st, 2013  8:43 am
    EditThis seems to be ATF’s Century Bold Italic, Century Old Style Bold Italic looks quite different and there was no Century Expanded Bold Italic in metal type, only regular weights, (at least not from ATF in foundry type). Bitstream might have just merged it all into one family under that name when they digitized it.
  9. Mar 1st, 2013  8:20 pm

    Thank you, Indra. That explains it. Often a conundrum what to show here when a “straight” digital revival isn’t available. I’ll change the tag.

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