Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Type Tuesday - Fonts for your Halloween Needs!

On the lookout for exceptionally spooky or strange type fonts for your Halloween party invitations or decorations? Look no further than these spectacular fonts showcased in Hazeltine Typesetting Inc.'s 1959 catalog, Library of Type. 

These ornate fonts, dating from the 8th to the 16th century, include German Arabesque and Old English Riband - along with just enough creep factor to suit your Halloween ghosts, goblins, ghouls and guests!

The Hazeltine Typesetting Inc. catalog, Library of Type, has just recently been cataloged.
Drop by the California Historical Society's research library to take a look for yourself. Library hours are Wednesday through Friday, 1:00 to 5:00. 

Jaime Henderson,
Archivist/Digital Archivist
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