An unnamed condensed grotesque with mid-stem spurs and split shade. Comes with a second, very different set of open and shaded floriated capitals. Origin unknown. Shown by Figgins in c. 1870 and by Wood in c. 1874. Previously in Germany, 1866. [Gray 1976]
Shown by Austin Wood in 4 sizes, 2 of which with floriated caps. [1874 specimen] MacKellar, Smiths & Jordan showed two sizes. [1885 specimen] “Mississippi Steamboats” is just a sample text, not an actual name.
- circa 1866
Ornamented [Gray #282] in use
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