Posts Tagged ‘1938’

August 28

To contemporary graphic designers, the name of Theodore Brown, Hapgood, Jr., a New England Yankee Gentleman who died on this day in 1938 is quite unknown. Yet a fellow designer said of him at his death: “He was a master designer with a passion for lettering. He believed that lettering on a tablet was as [...]

April 27

Henry Lewis Bullen, one of the most prolific writers on the subject of typography, died on April 27, 1938 in his eightieth year, honored for a unique and outstanding career devoted to the advancement of the printing craft. Indefatigable in his efforts to raise the standards of the ordinary printer, this Australian-born typographic historian and [...]