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Bluemlein Collection Part One

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Includes 8 Font Styles from $229

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The Charles Bluemlein Script Collection is an intriguing reminder of the heady days of hand lettering and calligraphy in the United States. From the early 1930s through World War II, there were about 200 professional hand letterers working in New York City alone. This occupation saw its demise with the advent of photo lettering, and after digital typography, became virtually extinct. The odd way in which the Bluemlein scripts were assembled and created - by collecting different signatures and then building complete alphabets from them - is a fascinating calligraphic adventure. Because the set of constructed designs looked nothing like the original signatures, fictitious names were assigned to the new script typefaces. The typeface styles were then showcased in Higgins Ink catalogs.

Alejandro Paul and Sudtipos bring the Bluemlein scripts back to life in a set of expanded digital versions, reflecting the demands of today's designer. Extreme care has been taken to render the original scripts authentically, keeping the fictitious names originally assigned to them by Bluemlein.

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8 Fonts Included

Miss Le Gatees  |  View All 227 Glyphs

Miss Le Gatees

Mr Canfields  |  View All 230 Glyphs

Mr Canfields

Mr Dafoe  |  View All 550 Glyphs

Mr Dafoe

Mr Keningbeck  |  View All 235 Glyphs

Mr Keningbeck

Mr Lackboughs  |  View All 223 Glyphs

Mr Lackboughs

Mr Rafkin  |  View All 233 Glyphs

Mr Rafkin

Mrs Sheppards  |  View All 462 Glyphs

Mrs Sheppards

Mrs Von Eckley  |  View All 235 Glyphs

Mrs Von Eckley

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Bluemlein Collection Part One

Font Bundle by Sudtipos

8 Font Styles from $229

Buy Now