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Research on Crash Barriers

Contributed by Fonts In Use Staff on Sep 11th, 2021. Artwork published in
December 1967
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    Research on Crash Barriers
    Source: https://twitter.com Scan: Northwestern University’s Transportation Library. License: All Rights Reserved.

    Gary Gillot’s Carousel (Letraset, 1966) in early use for Research on crash barriers: Their design, warrants for use, safety aspects, testing and research. The report of the OECD Crash Barrier Research Group was published by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Paris, 1967.

    Via Rachel Cole’s ongoing thread with finds from the archives of Northwestern University’s Transportation Library. Braulio Agnese comments: “Between the [typeface], the image, and the hand coloration, this is like the cover of a ’60s horror novel.

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    1 Comment on “Research on Crash Barriers

    1. See the children books by Alain Grée for another early car-related use of Carousel:

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