BLAST Magazine Serif Text face resembles De Vinne

oneweioranother's picture

Found this sample in Blast Magazine by Wyndham Lewis.

Later digital versions that are similar but not quite (see the large ear in /g/ for example) include Hawthorne and Romana.

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donshottype's picture

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Blast 1 was edited and largely written by Wyndham Lewis ... Inside, Lewis used a range of bold typographic innovations and tricks to engage the reader....
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source:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blast_%28magazine%29
Perhaps Lewis included tinkering with the DeVinne font, which was widely used in 1914, as part of his typographic innovations.
Don

oneweioranother's picture

I dont think he tinkered with DeVinne, that quote refers probably to sans serif pages such as these

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