Alice by Lewis Carroll (Eric Losfeld)
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Florian, can you agree?
Didn’t realize it was a question! Yes, there are more Romantiques. The information compiled and shared by Anna on THP is sound (and she discloses all her sources). The Type Heritage Project is a great resource.
My understanding is that FTF introduced this name for their 20th-century foundry type revival of a number of ornamented faces originally cut in the 19th century (although I haven’t confirmed this via FTF specimens myself). The Romantique name was popularized by VGC, who had adopted this series (1–5) for phototypesetting before 1972.
I will add entries for the missing typefaces to our database when I find time for it. So far, there wasn’t a cause because we didn’t receive any in-use example for these typefaces. Are you aware of a nice application of Romantique No. 1, 3, or 4?