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Oswald Bruce Cooper

American advertising designer and type designer active 1915 to 1927 with ATF and Barnhart Brothers & Spindler.

Oswald Bruce Cooper – born 13. 4. 1879 in Mountgilead, Ohio, USA, died 17. 12. 1940 in Chicago, USA – type designer, calligrapher, teacher. 1894: trains as a printer. 1899: moves to Chicago. Attends the Frank Holme School of Illustration where F. W. Goudy teaches lettering. 1902: teaches at the Holme School, intermittently also head of the school. 1904: opens the Bertsch & Cooper advertising agency in Chicago with the illustrator Fred S. Bertsch. 1912: travels in England, France and Germany. 1913. draws the lettering which is used in advertisements for the Packard Motor Company and produced by the American Type Foundry (ATF). 1921: turns his agency into a studio for design, typesetting and photography. 1924: sells his studio and resumes work as a freelance graphic artist. 1939: works on the corporate identity for the “Chicago Daily News” newspaper. Fonts: Cooper Oldstyle (1919), Cooper Black™ (1920), Cooper Italic (1924), Cooper Black condensed (1925), Cooper Hilite (1925), Cooper Initials (1925), Pompeian Cursive (1927), Cooper Fullface (1928). * TYPOGRAPHY – An Encyclopedic Survey of Type Design and Techniques Throughout History by Friedrich Friedl, Nicolaus Ott (Editor), Bernard Stein, published by Könemann Verlagsgesellschaft mbH.

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A mad boxer shot a quick, gloved jab to the jaw of his dizzy opponent.
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Would you please examine both sizes of jade figures very quickly.
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Beloved Groucho joked with a mix of zany quips.

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Jaded zombies acted quaintly but kept driving their oxen forward.
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Mozart’s jawing quickly vexed a fat bishop.

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Jim just quit and packed extra heavy bags for Liz Owen.
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The sex life of the woodchuck is a provocative question for most vertebrate zoology majors.

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Will Major Douglas be expected to take this true-false quiz very soon?
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King Alexander was just partly overcome after quizzing Diogenes in his tub.
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Many-wived Jack laughs at probes of sex quiz.

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Blowzy night-frumps vex’d Jack Q.
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Putin backs away from Iraq zeal; Bush, vexed, jogs.

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Back in June we delivered oxygen equipment of the same size.

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