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    The Bluemlein
    Script Collection

    Miss Le Gatees
    Mr Canfields
    Mr Dafoe Pro
    Mr Keningbeck
    Mr Lackboughs
    Mr Rafkin
    Mrs Sheppards Pro
    Mrs Von Eckley
    Miss Fajardose Pro
    Miss Packgope
    Miss Stanfort
    Mr Blaketon
    Mr Dehaviland Pro
    Mr Leopolde
    Mr Sandsfort
    Mr Stalwart
    Dr Carbfred
    Dr Sugiyama Pro
    Herr Von Mueller Pro
    Miss Lankfort
    Mr Sheffield
    Mr Sopkin
    Mrs Blackfort
    Mrs St-Delafield Pro
    Miss Blaker
    Miss Fitzpatrick
    Miss Robertson
    Miss Stephams
    Mr Bedfort Pro
    Mr Benedict
    Mr Donaldson
    Mr La Doulaise Pro

    The Complete 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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    Quote Originally Posted by meetpaltu1 View Post
    The Bluemlein
    Script Collection

    Very nice collection! thanks :)

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