Posts Tagged ‘1884’

September 22

The present writer has discovered, inserted in a copy of the famous specimen book issued by American Type Founders Company in 1892 (the first to include the offerings of the various foundries which had amalgamated in 1892), a printer’s billhead for the sale of one thousand letterheads in two colors. The invoice was dated this [...]

July 22

Born into a family of clothiers in Rochester, New York on this day in 1884, Elmer Adler proceeded slowly to the printer’s craft, taking thirty-six years to become involved in a printing office. But at his death in San Juan, Puerto Rico in 1962, he was counted among a small group of men who have [...]