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Cowboys & Colored People – Flip Wilson

Contributed by David Chathas on Jul 25th, 2019. Artwork published in .
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    Source: https://www.etsy.com TurnAroundRecords (edited). License: All Rights Reserved.

    West Ultra Black in use on the cover of Flip Wilson’s Cowboys & Colored People album, issued by Atlantic Records in 1967. Designed by Loring Eutemey with photography by George Rosenblatt. The title typeface was drawn by Dave West and must have been added to Photo-Lettering’s library shortly before: It’s yet not included in their Alphabet Thesaurus Vol. 2 from 1965. West Ultra Black hasn’t been added to Photo-Lettering’s digital range yet.

    Back cover. The track list is set in . “Atlantic Recording Corporation” is in .  Condensed was used for “New Acts”.
    Source: https://www.45worlds.com Scan: guykan / 45worlds. License: All Rights Reserved.

    Back cover. The track list is set in Cooper Black. “Atlantic Recording Corporation” is in Microgramma. Cheltenham Condensed was used for “New Acts”.

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    Photo: David Chathas. License: All Rights Reserved.
    Back cover. The track list is set in . “Atlantic Recording Corporation” is in .  Condensed was used for “New Acts”.
    Stephen Coles. License: All Rights Reserved.

    Showing of West Ultra Black together with an italic companion named West Wichita as well as a swash variant of West Behemoth Italic in PLINC’s One Line Manual of Styles, 1971. Above: Hobo Contour and Handtooled.

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