This type measures 15 line in size and was produced with the end-cut method. The type block does not have a manufacturer’s stamp.
This face was first shown as wood type by Horatio & Jerimiah Bill in their 1853 Specimens of Machinery Cut Wood Type.
This cut of Tuscan Italian was shown in American Wood Type on page 320 and in the folio on page 76.
Type name used by manufacturer:
Bill, Stark Extra Condensed Tuscan No 2
Cooley Tuscan Italian
Hamilton Tuscan Italian or No 66
Morgans & Wilcox Tuscan Italian 
National Printers’ Materials Tuscan Italian
Page Tuscan Italian 
Tubbs Tuscan Italian or No 2091
Wells Tuscan Italian 
This is the Page cut.
In American Wood Type Kelly attributed the first showing to William H. Page in 1859 Specimens of Wood Type.