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The Kinks – Greatest Hits!

Photo(s) by “Bart Solenthaler”. Imported from Flickr on May 18, 2018. Artwork published in .
    The Kinks – Greatest Hits!
    Source: https://www.flickr.com Uploaded to Flickr by Bart Solenthaler and tagged with “hessneobold”. License: All Rights Reserved.

    Art direction by Ed Thrasher, featuring Hess Neobold, originally designed by Sol Hess for Lanston Monotype in 1933. This is probably VGC’s version for the Photo Typositor, slightly condensed. The exclamation mark is from a different source.

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    • Hess Neobold
    • Akzidenz-Grotesk Condensed

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    1 Comment on “The Kinks – Greatest Hits!

    1. Blythwood says:
      May 23rd, 2018  9:21 pm

      It’s odd how much Neobold’s minimal wedge serifs look like the crotches added onto phototypesetting friskets to prevent image erosion. If I didn’t know it predated phototypesetting I’d have wondered if it was taking that feature and deliberately exaggerating it into being an obvious part of the letterform.

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