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Hans Brehmer [Henry Brehmer]

Type designer, b. 1840 Magdeburg, Germany. Went to the USA in 1865 to work at James Conner&Sons, and then moved on to other foundries, all in New York. Aka Henry Brehmer. His typefaces:

  • At Conner: Sideographic (Shaded 1872, Ornate 1879).
  • At Bruce Type Foundry (between 1876 and 1885): Ornamented Black No. 543, Ornamented No. 1053, Ornamented No. 1057, Ornamented No. 1067, Ornamented No. 1076, Ornamented No. 1078, Ornamented No. 1079, Ornamented No. 1080, Ornamented No. 1081, Ornamented No. 1082, Ornamented No. 1084, Ornamented No. 1085, Ornamented No. 1086, Ornamented No. 1091, Ornamented No. 1540, Ornamented No. 1553, Ornamented No. 1557, Ornamented No. 1559, Ornamented No. 1560, Ornamented No. 1562, Priscilla, Sarah, Shaded 1067, Shaded 1076, Shaded 1079, Shaded 1553.
  • At Dickinson Type Foundry, he designed Renaissant (ca. 1879). That typeface was digitally revived by Paul Smith in 2012 as Ressonant.
  • At Lindsay Type Foundry (1888-1890): Alma, Caroline, Crayonette, Elizabeth, Frances, Gretchen, Irene, Julie (1868, a decorative Western / Victorian typeface called Eclair by Dan X. Solo; revived in 2010 by Toto as K22 Eclair), Katherine, Marguerite, Maria, Martha, Mathilde.

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file name: Paul Smith Ressonant 2012


file name: Paul Smith Ressonant 2012b


file name: Hans Brehmer 1868 Eclair Julie







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