Winchell

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December 29, 2013 at 4:50 PM #6794

Robert

Winchell was cast by Inland Type Foundry in 1903. Later picked up by American Type Founders, it was still shown in the 1912 and 1923 Specimen Books. From its introduction into the 1930’s, it was popular for newspapers and mail-order catalogues.

My revival was created from an alphabet shown in Mac McGrew’s American Metal Typefaces of the Twentieth Century. Included are alternate versions of the lowercase i and j, which have a stack dot, and the lowercase u:
Winchell
Yours Truly, Robert


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December 30, 2013 at 1:54 AM #6810

Anna

Mullen adds that Winchell was designed by graphic artist Edward Everett Winchell of Buffalo.¹
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¹Mullen, R.A. (2005): Recasting A Craft|St. Louis Typefounders Respond To Industrialization, page 156. Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale.


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