Fairytale/Magic Wizzard type of font

PauldC's picture

Note: the Character "H" and "P" are customized by the owner who gave me this file.

Font: 
Edison Swirl SG
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PauldC's picture

I have tried multiple websites where i was able to upload the image, but unfortunately with no results.

donshottype's picture

A prolific 19th century type designer named Hermann Ihlenburg may have been the originator of the style of using circular swirls to embellish a typeface, which was then sold as Houghton by ATF and later as Edison by Bauer and Berthold. See for example the revivals by Spiece Graphics as Edison Swirl http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/spiecegraphics/edison-swirl-sg/ and by HiH as Edison http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/hihretrofonts/edison/
The _P_ and _H_ in your image look like modified versions of the _P_ and _H_ in Houghton.
Don

PauldC's picture

Many thanks! just what i needed. You're correct the "P" and the letter "H" are modified. I needed the font because one of my customers uses this font for a logo, but they never had any core files of the logo when it was designed back in te days.

So this helps me a lot! thanks.

donshottype's picture

You can probably lift the swirls from various parts of Edison and paste them on a simple set of lettering that matches the other letters.
BTW this is not the first swirl font. Earlier ones include John cummings Kismet from 1879 http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/linotype/kismet/
Don

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