Category Archives: Type Anatomy

Type Anatomy : Kelly-anne Cubley

The letter C in Queery Leary Nonsense. When looking through the texts in MASC, the book, Queery Leary Nonsense (1911) caught my attention. This book was interesting as the content was handwritten and drawn. The style of this book was fun and … Continue reading

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Type Anatomy – Hannah Talarico

The poster that I chose to evaluate after our museum visit was the large Posters that were advertising the Air show, and the daring tricks that they did. This specific poster had a large serif type face with bold block … Continue reading

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Type Anatomy: Julia Midkiff

This sample of typeface from the book Printing of To-day features a very curvy and decorated cursive style that has both uppercase and lowercase letters. The simpler letters, such as m, r, t, and v, are contain small serifs while … Continue reading

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Anatomy Blog Post Jan Rac

For My Type Anatomy blog post I chose to write about the Bible it was written in the 15th century. This book largest produce early life of printing in 1450 was a copy of the holy bible. It has been … Continue reading

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Type Anatomy: Sanna Wright

After the advent of movable type in the 15 century by Johannes Gutenberg, the production of books and other written text was quickly produced and lead to cheaper reproduction of written work. Once introduced to the gridded cases of movable type … Continue reading

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Art Museum Visit: Hunter Kozol

I chose to write about the Evacuation and relocation of Japanese American notice. It was created by John L DeWitt in 1942. This notice was printed on a 55 x 36 cm poster. The x-height of the letters is uniform … Continue reading

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Type Anatomy: Clara Mui

When I saw these collection of old geography books from China I was instantly drawn to it, not just because it was written in Chinese, but also how dated it is and how the Xuen paper felt in my hands. … Continue reading

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Type Anatomy: Emily Deichmann

I chose to focus on one of the old Washington State University’s posters trying to scare the freshman. I thought it was very interesting to walk around and look at all of the texts. It was cool to see how … Continue reading

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Type Anatomy: Claire Martin

The typeface I decided to analyze is that of a Bible created in Germany by Anton Kobergerduring the 15th century. The type is very interesting as it is an example of early printing in Germany. You can see the clear … Continue reading

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Type Anatomy: Jane Doe

The typeface in this book is a humanist serif font.  It uses both upper and lower case letters.  The uppercase has a high capline that looks slightly taller than its ascender line.  The descenders do not descend very far.  There … Continue reading

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