Sign painter from the art nouveau era, who lived in Chicago and worked mostly for Cadillac. In 1908, he published Sign Painting, a book that influenced hand lettering and signpainting for many years afterwards. The following digital fonts are based on his designs:
- FHA Nicholson French (2012). An art nouveau face digitized by The Fontry.
- FHA Condensed French (2012, by Michael Gene Adkins and James L. Stirling) is based on Frank H. Atkinson's examples.
- FHA French Eccentric (2009), by Frank Smith and Michael Gene Adkins. FHA Eccentric French Normal (2008) is free at Dafont.
- FHA Modernized Ideal Classic (2011) by Michael Gene Adkins and James L. Stirling.
- Bulletin Stub (The Fontry).
- Book Poster (2010). A series of fonts at The Fontry.
- Beauvoir (1993, David Nalle).
- French Plug (2007, HiH).
- Payzant Pen NF (Nick Curtis) is based on an Atkinson design shown in A Show at Sho-Cards: Comprehensive, Complete, Concise (1918).
- Atkinson Eccenteric, Atkinson Boomtown and Atkinson Egyptian, all made by David Nalle at Scriptorium.
- Still by The Fontry: the Broken Poster family (2010).
- Dick Pape created these revival fonts in 2009: ArtNouveauSigns, FHA1908ClassicPlug, FHAAdvertisersThickThinPl, FHAAntiqueBlock, FHAAntiqueRoman, FHAArtNouveau, FHAArtNouveauSigns, FHABradley, FHABulletinPlug, FHABulletinRoman, FHAChicagoTuscan, FHAClassicBlock, FHACondensedFrench, FHAEccentricFrench, FHAEccentricRoman, FHAEngrossingText, FHAExtremeFrenchBold, FHAFrenchRoman, FHAFrenchRomanLight, FHAFullClassicRoman, FHAGunningSingleStroke, FHAHalfClassicRoman, FHAModernizedIdealClassic, FHAModifiedAntiqueTuscanRom, FHAModifiedPlug, FHANewYorkRoman, FHANicholsonFrench, FHAPosterBlock, FHARoundBlockThickThin, FHARoundFullBlock, FHAShowCardFrench, FHASignPaintersPlymouth, FHASingleStrokeBlock, FHASingleStrokeTuscan, FHASpikeSpurFrench, FHAStonehouseEgyptian, FHAWesternLightTuscan, FHAWesternRoman, FHAWesternSingleStroke. Download page.
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