Tuscan Egyptian

Specimen of Tuscan Egyptian

This type measures 10 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 Alexander Vanderburgh and Heber Wells in their 1877  Specimens of Wood Type.

This cut of Tuscan Egyptian was shown in  American Wood Type  on page 293 and in the folio on page 41.

Type name used by manufacturer:

Hamilton No 59

Wells Tuscan Egyptian or  No 553  [5520]

This is the Hamilton cut.