I saw a scan of the front-page of this 1898 French newspaper, and it's captivated me. I know it's highly unlikely there's an exact match, being so old, but something close would be awesome too. It's somewhat like Landry Gothic, but it's different in the shape of the R and the E's subtle slope down on the top leg, and therefore has too contemporary a feel.
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Greater Albion Typefounders has just released it's latest family on Myfonts and Fontspring. Wolverhampton is a new Neo-Victorian face from Greater Albion Typefounders. It's something of an example of starting with a small idea and running with it. This family of three typefaces (Regular, Small Capitals and Capitals) was inspired by a line of lettering seen on a late 19th Century enamel advertisement made by Chromo of Wolverhampton (hence the family name). The family grew, topsy-like, from a recreation of these initial fifteen capital letterforms to the three complete typefaces offered here.
Hello! Long time lurker, first-time poster...
I am designing a book where I want the pages to have the feel of a book from the 1880s and 1890s. I am looking for a good typeface to use for the body copy that has a slight irregular, letterpress feel to it.
So far I have found: Old Times American
but this seems more in keeping with a newspaper or periodical than a book.
which I like a lot but I am not sure whether it is from the right era
Does anyone have any thoughts or suggestions?
So I'm looking for logo work circa 1870-1900 which has a narrow letter and a wide letter stacked on top of each other. (see small image below)
I'm interested in specifically this style as well as general type work from this era, if you guys know of anything off the top of your head that is related, I'd really like to see it! or a link to a previous thread, specific style names, etc..