This type measures 12 line in size and was produced with the end-cut method. The type block is stamped The Hamilton Mfg. Co., Two Rivers, Wis. which was believed, though unconfirmed, to have been used by Hamilton in 1889.
This face was first shown as wood type by William H. Page in his 1872 Specimens of Wood Type.
This cut of Aldine Expanded was shown in American Wood Type on page 264 and in the folio on pages 63 and 64.
Type name used by manufacturer:
Hamilton Aldine Expanded or No 76
Morgans & Wilcox Aldine Expanded 
Page Aldine Expanded 
Tubbs Aldine Expanded or No 2098
Wells Aldine Expanded or No 500 
This cut is the Hamilton cut.