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    Design Quarterly 56
    Issue on Wood Type authored/designed by Rob Roy Kelly
    Walker Arts Center, 1963

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    Ornamented, Shaded. Nesbitt (Mfg), 1838

    "A category of early embellished type was the historied letter...natural forms such as acanthus leaves, fruits, flowers, landscape and architectural details served as inspiration"

    pantufla, J'aime Cohen, moes, and 168 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. *Leanda 68 months ago | reply

      Yours is the sort of stream I could just spend hours looking at... some amazing stuff here!

    2. Nazario Graziano 59 months ago | reply

      Someone can post the "N" !?!?

    3. Konstantinos Trichas 58 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called DESIGN IS BLACK AND WHITE, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    4. Martin LaBar 38 months ago | reply

      That's classic! I'm adding it to a gallery of elaborate O's. Thanks.

    5. Anna Fonte (Girl in the Hat) 14 months ago | reply

      Hello-- I love this and hope that I may use it in a post on my personal, non-commercial blog. Of course, I cite your name and link. See me at www.girlinthehat.com Thanks!

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