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I'm trying to identify a feature that I've seen before, although I'm not sure what it's called or where it comes from. In a small-caps face with a larger, initial cap, I've sometimes seen the small-cap "L" be extended to reach up to the larger, initial cap-height.
The only example I've been able to find is the type for the Disney movie Mulan, although I know I've seen it elsewhere:
Attached is an image of a logotype I'm working on that uses this feature as well.
In this case, I feel like it makes the Trajan feel less stodgy and uniform. It gives it a quirkiness which I like, the same quirkiness you get with a unicase. It echoes themes of elevation in the identity, and mimics growing trees in the mark (not shown).
Is there a name for this? Does anyone have other examples? Is there a history behind this?