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Grand excursion and picnic ticket, Penryn Park

Photo(s) by Alan Mays. Imported from Flickr on Feb 21, 2020. Artwork published in
July 1900
Grand excursion and picnic ticket, Penryn Park
Source: Uploaded to Flickr by Alan Mays and tagged with “duerer” and “oldstylebold”. License: All Rights Reserved.

In 1900, the Sunday schools of churches in Landisville and Salunga, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, organized a trip to Penryn Park, a trolley park that was located about eighteen miles away near Cornwall in Lebanon County (YMCA Camp Shand, a children’s summer camp, occupies the park site today).

Grand Excursion and Picnic,
By Landisville and Salunga Sunday-schools
Wednesday, July 25, 1900, Penryn Park.
Adults’ ticket, 45 cents.
Pluck Print.

“Penryn Park” is set in caps from Old Style Bold (Central, 1886). “Landisville” is in Duerer (Boston, 1880s), and “Adults’ Ticket” in Archaic (MacKellar, Smiths & Jordan, 1888). The other fonts are unidentified.


  • Duerer
  • Old Style Bold
  • Archaic
  • unidentified typeface




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