Ionic, 12 line

Specimen of Ionic 12 line

This type measures 12 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 1859 Specimens of Wood Type.

This cut of Ionic was shown in American Wood Type on page 269 and in the folio on page 58.

Type name used by manufacturer:
Cooley Ionic
Hamilton Ionic or No 47
Morgans & Wilcox Ionic [3044]
National Printers’ Materials Ionic
Page Ionic [4047]
Tubbs Ionic
Wells Ionic or No 448 [5041]

This cut is the Page cut.