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Contributed by Stephen Coles on Aug 22nd, 2017. Artwork published in .
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Publication for the Women’s Educational Resource Center in Chicago, edited by Carol Adams Henry; designed and illustrated by 2017 AIGA Medalist Emmett McBain while he temporarily gave up work in advertising, and engaged with the arts and nonprofit communities in Chicago.

The small type appears to be set on an IBM Selectric typewriter using the Prestige font. Bitstream’s Prestige 12 Pitch is the closest digital approximation.

2 Comments on “Afterjail

  1. That’s the original typewriter version of Prestige Elite, which was indeed available on the Selectric. Prestige 12 Pitch is merely a digital interpretation that came out years after Afterjail was released.

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