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Intertype ads: “Intertype vs Linotype”

Contributed by Stephen Coles on May 28th, 2016. Artwork published in .

    Intertype ads: “Intertype vs Linotype” 1
    Source: https://books.google.com Scanned by Google Books. University of Minnesota Collection. License: Public Domain.
    Intertype ads: “Intertype vs Linotype” 2
    Source: https://books.google.com Scanned by Google Books. University of Minnesota Collection. License: Public Domain.

    Intertype placed several brash advertisements in The Inland Printer during the trade magazine’s 1913 run. The first ad is a direct response to Linotype’s claim of patent infringement. In a slightly ironic twist, some of the ads (below) use the same typeface as Linotype’s ad, Caslon 3.

    Intertype ads: “Intertype vs Linotype” 3
    Source: https://books.google.com Scanned by Google Books. University of Minnesota Collection. License: Public Domain.
    Intertype ads: “Intertype vs Linotype” 4
    Source: https://books.google.com Scanned by Google Books. University of Minnesota Collection. License: Public Domain.

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    • Cheltenham
    • unidentified typeface
    • Caslon 3

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