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Re: LoC 3 Centuries of Printed Ephemera (was: A Goudy Memorial)

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    Albert Schiller was quite the compositor for making pictures from type and rule and was very well known in his time (active from 1920s into the 1950s). His
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      Albert Schiller was quite the compositor for making pictures from
      type and rule and was very well known in his time (active from 1920s
      into the 1950s). His work was featured quite often in the Inland
      Printer. Schiller worked closely with Goudy and was a close friend.

      Fritz

      --- In PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com, Peter Fraterdeus <peterf@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > That's a fine bit of composition with the Goudy initials at the
      top of the page.[1]
      >
      > the shadows made with the (12 pt?) solid and three-stroke rules
      are quite something.
      > I wonder if Albert Schiller designed the piece, as his sig is at
      the foot.
      >
      > Note that the LoC provides these Ephemera as high-quality jpeg
      (click again on the image, after clicking the thumbnail) AND as TIFF
      files (this one about 20MB)
      >
      > Some nice pieces here:
      > http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/rbpehtml/pehome.html
      >
      > Thanks Gerald!
      >
      > P
      >
      > [1] Yikes what a URL... this is better:
      > http://tinyurl.com/3589pc
      >
      >
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