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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!

Bob

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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:

http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/10/16/printer-reboots-glad-he-is-...

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