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Encanto shop sign, Alicante

Contributed by Olivia Harmon on Mar 1st, 2020. Artwork published in
August 2014
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    Encanto shop sign, Alicante
    Photo: Olivia Harmon. License: All Rights Reserved.

    Shop front of a boutique in Alicante, Spain. The swashy typeface is Harrington. Originally issued by John Haddon & Co. in 1899, it was digitized by David Berlow for Font Bureau and comes bundled with several Microsoft products. Harrington was one of few Art Nouveau creations that included a lowercase. On this sign, it’s set exclusively in (too) tightly spaced caps. The C has ben rotated slightly to better fit with the A. The O is upside-down.

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