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Pacific States Type Foundry

San Francisco-based foundry (at 409 Washington Street), also called Hawks&Shattuck, and A.E.&W.F. Shattuck. Its work can be seen in Type Foundry Specimen Book and Price List of Printing Types Rules Borders Ornaments Machinery Tools and Supplies (1893: san Francisco) and Handy Book of Specimens (1899).

In 1895, Gustave Schroeder joined the company to produce original typefaces. Typefaces and ornaments include Pacific Bikes (1895), Pacific Cubs (1895), Aldus Italic (1895, by Gustave Schroeder), Sierra (by Gustave Schroeder), Pacific Victoria Italic (1898, a version with lowercase of Nicholas Joseph Werner's Victoria Italic of 1891 at Central Type Foundry).

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file name: Pacific States Type Foundry Aldus Italic 1895


file name: Pacific States Type Foundry Pacific Cubs Pacific Bikes 1895


file name: Pacific States Type Foundry Pacific Bikes 1895







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