Celtic looking lettering style of a Maori prophet

Chris Washer's picture

Hi there, i'm researching the style of a particular lettering style of a Maori prophet (in New Zealand, obviously). The lettering stlye seems to be of some european inspiration... celtic, maybe? It looks quite familiar, but I can't quite pick it. It is quite inconsistent, but I recognise some character designs, and would appreciate if anyone could point me in the right direction for other source material.

Regards,

- Chris

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timd's picture

The A’s are quite Basque/Celtic in style, these might help
http://typophile.com/node/29311

http://typophile.com/node/19079

Tim

timd's picture

I recently took this pictures which have a similar A, I don't have a date for the building, the windows look 1930s but I doubt they are original.

Tim

Edit: I meant to say the building is off Oxford Street in London

marcox's picture

A modern interpretation, closer to Tim's sample than Chris':

Epitaph, from Font Bureau
http://fontbureau.com/fonts/Epitaph

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