Specimen of Egyptian

This type measures 10 line in size and was produced with the end-cut method. The type block    is stamped Wm. H. Page & Co., Greenville, Ct. which was used by Page and Mowry between 1859–1870.

This face was first shown as wood type by William H. Page in his 1870 Specimens of Wood Type.

This cut of Egyptian was shown in  American Wood Type  on page 260 and in the folio on page 77.

Type name used by manufacturer:

Hamilton Egyptian or  No 157

Morgans & Wilcox Egyptian  [3053]

Page Egyptian [4157]

Tubbs Egyptian or  No 2118

Wells Egyptian [5054]

This cut is the Page cut.