Gothic, 4 line

Specimen of Gothic, 4 line

This type measures 4 line in size and was produced with the end-cut method. The type block is stamped The Hamilton Mfg. Co, Chicago & Two Rivers   which was used by Hamilton between 1889–1891.

This face was first shown as wood type by Edwin Allen in George Nesbitt’s 1838 First Premium Wood Types Cut by Machinery. 

This cut of Gothic was shown in American Wood Type  on page 298 and in the folio on page 45.

Type name used by manufacturer:

Allen Gothic

AWT/Mandel Gothic No 700

Bill, Stark Gothic

Cooley Gothic

Hamilton Gothic  or No 29

Knox Gothic

Leavenworth Gothic

Morgans & Wilcox Gothic  [3150]

National Printers’ Materials Gothic

Page Gothic  [282]

Tubbs Gothic

Wells Gothic

This is the Hamilton cut.