NYT image

I hope others enjoyed seeing this image in the online New York Times today as much as I did — though I’m not going to spend time trying to identify the different wood type faces involved!


image: THANX.jpg


Log in to reply   3 replies so far

This reminded me that I saw an article in the NY Times last month about a reopening of a print shop in the Museum of the City of New York:


Hmmmm, I love hand set type.

I’m pounding my fingers on the keyboard setting this type, although I prefer the original composition.

AddLibPress, My Boss calls that kind of font shishkebob.
Gustave Baumann’s chop was a heart with a hand inside it! james