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Elena Tzaregorodtseva

Russian type designer who designed

  • Baskerville (1961, at Polygraphmash). See here for the URW+ version of this family.
  • The sans family TextBook (1958, at Polygraphmash). This was digitized at Paratype in 2008 (Isabella Chaeva and Emma Zakharova).
  • Paratype Journal Book (first designed at the Polygraphmash type foundry in 1951-53 by Lev Malanov and Elena Tzaregorodceva, based on the typeface Excelsior (1931, Mergenthaler Linotype, Chauncey H. Griffith); digital version at Paratype, 1994).
  • Schoolbook (1949-1961, Polygraphmash; based on Shkolnaya (school) typeface (1939, project manager Evgeny Chernevsky), which in turn was a version of Century Schoolbook of American Type Founders (1915-1923, Morris F. Benton). URW writes: The low-contrast text typeface of the Ionic-Legibility group, it is designed expressly for schoolbooks and children books. The digital version by Paratype is from 1996.
URW has Latin, East European and Cyrillic versions of all these typefaces, TextBook excepted.

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file name: Lev Malanov Yelena Tzaregorodtseva Journal Bold 1994


file name: Isabella Chaeva Yelena Tzaregorodtseva Emma Zakharova Textbook New Bold 2008


file name: Isabella Chaeva Yelena Tzaregorodtseva Emma Zakharova Textbook New Regular 2008


file name: Yelena Tzaregorodtseva Baskerville 1961 U R W


file name: Yelena Tzaregorodtseva Baskerville 1961 U R W


file name: Yelena Tzaregorodtseva Schoolbook 1996 after Morris Fuller Benton 1915 1923


file name: Yelena Tzaregorodtseva Schoolbook 1996 after Morris Fuller Benton 1915 1923b







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