Based on an alphabet shown in Joseph-Balthazar Silvestre’s Alphabet-Album from 1843 [philippedada] (but not included in this digitized edition).
Phototype adaptations are shown in VGC’s 1972 catalog as part of the T.J. Lyons collection as Gardenia. Also shown in Dan X. Solo’s Victorian Display Alphabets (Dover, 1976)
Digitizations include Holtzschue (David Rakowski, Insect Bytes, 1992; expanded by Dieter Steffmann in 2000) and Gardenia Victorian (Douglas Day, 2001, based on the Dover showing),
Gardenia (Silvestre) in use
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