1950s Map Lettering

spaceagle's picture

I'm looking for font suggestions for the two handwritten 1950s style fonts in the headings of the attached map.
Any ideas? I've had a look on several of the font repositories but not found anything matching well - particularly the strongly angled serifs on the second heading.

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donshottype's picture

Thin brushed angled serfis were popular in 1915 and I expect that some similar lettering has been digitized. A quick check turned up Clementhorpe http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/gatf/clementhorpe/ which has similar serif treatment but pointing backwards instead of forwards.

oldnick's picture

Similar treatment, but by no means an exact match...


donshottype's picture

Brushed spikey serifs but almost vertical, Charlemagne http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/adobe/charlemagne/
From a lettering book circa 1912


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