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Pekin Font Family was designed by Dan X. Solo, Ernst (Edward) Johnston Lauschke and published by Solotype. Pekin contains 1 styles. More about this family
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About Pekin Font Family

Designed by Ernst Lauschke in 1888 and issued by Barnhart Bros. & Spindler foundry in Chicago under the name Dormer. It was revived in 1923 by the foundry with a new name, Pekin. We have "regularized" the face for modern use, but have included the changed characters as alternates.

Designers: Dan X. Solo, Ernst (Edward) Johnston Lauschke

Publisher: Solotype

Foundry: Solotype

Design Owner: Solotype

MyFonts debut: Jun 30, 2004


About Solotype

The Solotype Archive consists of a large number of antique fonts collected over the years by Dan X. Solo. Dan's biography makes interesting reading.