Font ID

link's picture

Your help will be appreciated to ID the attached typeface.

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Nick Cooke's picture

Trajan.

link's picture

Thanks Nick!
Very much appreciated.

colonelbologna's picture

Can anyone identify the font that reads: "Orville Walker"?

oldnick's picture

Helpful Hint: it’s usually best to start a new thread for a new ID.

As a general rule, hand-carved headstones didn’t use standard typefaces, so you are not likely to get an exact match. Nonetheless, the style is more or less what was considered oldstyle in the 1800s; an extrabold old cut of Caslon might do the trick.

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