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Tuscan Extended=Staccato

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August 31, 2013 at 6:18 AM #3937


StaccatoHistorical narration for this topic has not yet been written. Please feel free to respond to it anyway!

November 29, 2013 at 3:06 PM #5470

Alan Jay Prescott

I have revived Staccato/Tuscan Extended as Stakeholder Roman:
Stakeholder Roman


January 14, 2015 at 3:34 PM #21427


Thanks for this super revival, Alan!

This attention-arresting face was shown as Tuscan Extended by Page & Mowry in their 1872 specimen book.¹ Dan X. Solo fans will recognize it as Staccato, the tradename he chose for his photo-lettering service some 100 years later.²
¹Kelly, R.R. (1977): American Wood Type, 1828–1900|Notes on the Evolution of Decorated and Large Types, page 133. Litton Educational Pub­lishing, Inc./Van Nostrand Reinhold Company (New York 1969). Reprinted by DaCapo Press, Inc. (New York 1977).
²Solo, D.X. (1992): The Solotype Catalog of 4,417 Display Typefaces, page 30. Dover Publications, Inc. (Minneola, NY).


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