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Can name some font families that have Drop Caps as a separate style?
FF Scala Jewels
LTC Goudy Initials
& could probably consider any font family with a titling set, though they won't be ornamented.
I thought H&FJ had a decorative set for Requiem but I was wrong.
Hoefler Text features two engraved capitals styles:
Of course, with optically scaled typefaces (of which there are gazillions) the Display version may be used for drop caps. And Swash caps also make for interesting drop caps, breaking the grid.
Many (if not all) of Goudy’s “hand tooled” styles are available as fonts with complete upper and lower case, not just caps.
I’ve made a few fonts that ﬁt the bill here, Richler Highlight and Walburn Tooled (no lower case), and Bodoni Egyptian Shadow: