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Florentine Ornaments
No 1, No 4, No 5, & No 9

6 line & 4 line
This was first shown in Hamilton’s
1899 Specimens of Wood Type.

These ornaments were also sold by
Hamilton as New Series Floral Borders
in sets of 100 to work in conjunction
with New Series Wood Rule to produce
a range of border combinations.
Jenson / Bradley Ornament
10 line
This was first shown in Hamilton’s
1906 Specimens of Wood Type,
with both Bradley and Jenson Old
Style.


It was noted in the 1899 specimen that
both Bradley and Jenson Old Style
were “Made by permission of the
American Type Founders Co.”
Blanchard Ornaments
8 line
This was first shown in Hamilton’s
1901 Specimens of Wood Type.

It was noted in the 1901 specimen that
Blanchard type and ornaments were
“Made in wood by permission of the
Inland Foundry, St. Louis, Mo.“