Allison & Smith / Franklin Type Foundry

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1. Overview

Cincinnati. 1856-1892. Cincinnati. Originally a branch of Johnson & Co.. Merged into American Type Founders at its creation in 1892.

2. Specimen Books

[click image to read at The Internet Archive]
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1889. Book of Specimens.

Convenient Book of Specimens: Franklin Type Foundry. (Cincinnati: Allison & Smith, 1889.)

A digital version of this book, including the original page scans, is available at The Internet Archive; the link at left goes there. Here is a local copy of the PDF version and the (nicer) DjVu version.

3. Type-Makers Employed


4. Typefaces


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