Gothic Round

Specimen of Gothic Round

This type measures 10 line in size and was produced with the end-cut method. The type block    is stamped Vanderburgh, Wells & Co., New York which was used by Wells and Vanderburgh between 1867–1890.

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 Round was shown in American Wood Type  on page 305 and in the folio on page 82.

Type name used by manufacturer:

Hamilton Gothic Round  or No 52

Knox  Round Gothic

Morgans & Wilcox Gothic Round  [3083]

National Printers’ Materials Gothic Round

Page Gothic Round  [4052]

Tubbs Gothic Round  or No 2061

Wells    Gothic Round    [5082]

This is the Wells cut.