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Specimens of Book and Job Types for Sale by the Penhallow Printing Company

Contributed by David Merfield on Jun 12th, 2018. Artwork published in
circa 1890
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    Specimens of Book and Job Types for Sale by the Penhallow Printing Company 1
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    Taken from the flyer announcing the sale of discount type produced by the Penhallow Printing Company in Lowell, Massachusetts. It features Celtic No. 3 and Ornamented No. 1526. The text face is similar to the many “old style” romans available at the time, such as No. 20, revived by Monotype as Bruce Old Style. The italic sans serif is also unidentified, but is in the vein of Fann Street’s Italic Grotesque.

    Specimens of Book and Job Types for Sale by the Penhallow Printing Company 2
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    • Celtic
    • Ornamented No. 1526
    • unidentified typeface

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    2 Comments on “Specimens of Book and Job Types for Sale by the Penhallow Printing Company

    1. Jun 12th, 2018  12:24 pm

      And what about the sans serif used in both pictures ?

    2. Frode Helland says:
      Jun 12th, 2018  1:37 pm

      “The following are specimens of a portion …”
      I wonder if this might be Miller Richards Grotesque No. 1?

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