Artistic, 8 line
This type measures 8 line in size and was produced with the end-cut method. The type block does not have a manufacturer’s stamp.
This face was first shown as wood type by J.E. Hamilton in his 1889 Specimens of Wood Type and Borders.
This cut of Artistic was was not shown in either American Wood Type or the folio.
Type name used by manufacturer:
Hamilton Artistic or No 202
Morgans & Wilcox Artistic 
Tubbs No 2168
Wells Artistic or No 676 
This cut is the Hamilton cut.
Hamilton also showed a sample of this design later in 1889 as an advertisement in the November, 1889 issue of the Inland Printer.