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Johann Christian Bauer

German punchcutter and typefounder, b. 1802 Hanau, d. 1867, who founded Bauersche Giesserei (Bauer) in 1837 in Frankfurt. Designer of Roman (Bauersche Giesserei, 1850), Fette Fraktur (1850, Bauersche Giesserei) and Verdi (1851, a shaded slab serif titling face). He was influential and successful. In 1839 he went to Scotland and worked as a punchcutter for the Edinburgh branch of the Wilson Foundry. He returned in 1847, running his company under the name Englische Schriftschneiderei und Gravieranstalt. Upon his death, his brother Konrad and son Alexander continued his business.

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file name: Johann Christian Bauer Fette Fraktur 1850 Poster by Olga Brito 2015


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