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Julius Edmund R. Nitsche

Designer, illustrator, painter and interior design architect, b. 1882, Breslau, Germany, d. 1965, München. He worked for the Jugend magazine in München.

Creator of Buchschmuck (1905), Akzidenz Zierat (1905), Unger Fraktur (1910, Klinkhardt; Wetzig says 1907), Waltraute (1916, a blackletter typeface done at Klinkhardt and at Berthold, Berlin) and Neudeutsche Ornamente (1911, Klinkhardt).

Among digital revivals, we note the ornamental caps typeface Unger Fraktur Zierbuchstaben by Dieter Steffmann (2002).

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file name: J Klinkhardt Unger Fraktur 1907


file name: Julius Edmund R Nitsche Unger Fraktur Initialen 1910


file name: Dieter Steffmann Unger Fraktur Zierbuchstaben 2002 after Julius Nitsche 1908


file name: Julius Edmund R Nitsche Waltraute 1916


file name: Julius Edmund R Nitsche Waltraute 1916b


file name: Julius Edmund R Nitsche Waltraute 1916c







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