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1495 Lombardes

by GLC

Both fonts: $38.00

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About this font family

This set of initial decorated letters was created, entirely re-drawn, and inspired by the well known Lombarde initial letters type. More precisely, the type used by early printers in Lyon (France) like Mathias Huss, Martin Havard or Jean Real, from the end of 14OOs to the middle of 1500s.

We offer four different styles in two fonts for one alphabet. In the historically period, the real fonts used were only printed in black (rarely in color) on the white paper background, most often without frame. We offer outlined and framed additional versions. More…

It is used as variously as web-site titles, posters and flyers design, publishing texts looking like ancient ones, or greeting cards, all various sorts of presentations, as a very decorative, elegant and luxurious additional font...
This font supports enlargement,bringing out its decorative qualities. The original medieval hight was about a half inch, equivalent to about two or three lines of characters. This font is an ideal complement for all our blackletters, but preferably the bastardes ones, because it was used to print popular cheap small books or flyers.

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Available formats

available in all of the styles:
OpenType OTF   Windows TrueType  

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