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Linn Boyd Benton

Type designer (b. Little Falls, NJ, 1844, d. Plainfield, NJ, 1932) who lived in New Jersey. Father of Morris Fuller Benton. He cut Century Expanded (1894) based on a design of Th. L. De Vinne. This typeface was later redrawn by Morris Fuller Benton in 1900. He managed manufacturing at ATF from 1892 until his death in 1932.

Article by Patricia Cost for Printing History: Linn Boyd Benton, Morris Fuller Benton,&Typemaking at ATF. Cynthia Jacquette writes about Linn Boyd and his son. FontShop link.

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file name: Linn Boyd Benton Century Expanded 1894 Poster by Tabithazabik 2015


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