Colophon

 

Throughout THP publications, the “♥” symbol following a type tradename
distinguishes revivals of the face undertaken or completed by a THP Partner.
When followed by the “#” symbol, another one is known at this writing.
The ®symbol indicates that the face was patented in the US or registered elsewhere.

Scroll#=Ribbonette#. H.W. Caslon, 1850 [Gray 186, 201].
Foregound letterforms and THP text header:
Jean Midolle (Strausbourg), 1834-1835 [Kelly 19]
Clarendon# ®Besley, 1845 [Gray 51].

Karnac. Designer unknown. Cut by John F. Cumming/
Dickinson TF ±1884-1886 [Advertising Specimen, The Inland Printer March 1886;
Loy, W.E.: Designers and Engravers of Type. In The Inland Printer 21:470, July 1898].

Carpenter Script#. Personal handwriting of Charles W. Carpenter
of R. Hoe & Co., manufacturer of printing presses and related equipment.
Cut by James West/Cleveland TF <July 27, 1882 [USPTO D13279].

Copley#. Unknown Boston Sign Painter, ≤1877[The American Sign Writer (San Francisco, 1877); 
The Art of Lettering and Sign Painters Manual
(Boston, 1878)];
De Vinne, T.L. (1902): The Practice of Typography, 250].

Cut by John F. Cumming/Boston TF, ±1881-1884
[Loy, W.E.: Designers and Engravers of Type. In The Inland Printer 21:470, July 1898]
Named in memory of portrait painter John Singleton Copley [c1738–1815] of Boston.

History unknown, representative of 19th-century wood type ornaments.

Index Initials#. Charles H. Beeler/MacKellar Smiths & Jordan, 1891 [USPTO D21141]
Kismet#. John F. Cumming/Boston Type Foundry, <1884
[Loy, W.E.: Designers and Engravers of Type. In The Inland Printer 21:470, July 1898;
BTF advertising specimen, The Inland Printer 3:347, May 1886].

Armenian#. William H. Page, 1872 [Kelly 133].

Sans Surryphs Shaded#. William Thorowgood, 1839 [Lieberman 117].

Ornamented/Broadcast# [Solotype 17] Didot (Paris) <1839.

Orleans Open# [Solotype 21]. Believed French, <1857
Earliest specimen examined, Cincinnati TF 1857.