This type measures 36 line in size and was produced with the end-cut method. The type block is stamped Wm. H. Page & Co. which was used by Page and Mowry between 1870–1876.
This face was first shown as wood type by William H. Page in his April, 1879 Page’s Wood Type Album.
This cut of No 117 was shown in American Wood Type on page 240 and in the folio on page 46.
Type name used by manufacturer:
Morgans & Wilcox French Clarendon XXX Condensed 
Page No 117 
Tubbs French Clarendon XXX Condensed or No 2023
Wells French Clarendon XXX Condensed 
This cut is the Page cut.
In American Wood Type Kelly stated that this design was first shown in the July, 1879 issue of Page’s Wood Type Album.