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Electra

Designed by W.A. Dwiggins in 1935. Dean Allen [Textism]: A beautiful design by a master artist, imprisoned in a pale digital version. He is referring to Linotype's version of Electra, which is sub-par by any standard. Other versions include Transitonal 521 (Bitstream), Belen (Felix Lentino, 2001, T26), Elante, Illumna, Selectra, and Parkinson Electra (Jim Parkinson, 2010).

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file name: W A Dwiggins Electra 1934


file name: W A Dwiggins Electra 1935 Poster by Ashley Shepard 2014


file name: W A Dwiggins Electra 1935 Poster by Ashley Shepard 2014b


file name: W A Dwiggins Electra 1935 Poster by Angela Cannavo 2015d


file name: Felix Lentino Belen Bold 2001


file name: Felix Lentino Belen T26 2001


file name: Bitstream Tilde Transitional521


file name: Jim Parkinson Parkinson Electra 2010 based on W A Dwiggins Electra


file name: Jim Parkinson Parkinson Electra 2010 based on W A Dwiggins Electra


file name: Jim Parkinson Parkinson Electra 2012 based on W A Dwiggins Electra







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