Façade Condensed (Boston)
Loy, in his biographical sketch of Gustave F. Schroeder, indicates that the lowercase of this typeface was cut by Schroeder for the Central Type Foundry. In his biographical sketch of Nicholas J. Werner, Loy indicates that this lowercase was cut by the independent matrix engraving partnership of Schroeder & Werner for the Boston Type Foundry (and that the uppercase was cut by Julius Herriet, Jr.) There is not necessarily a contradition here, since in 1888 the two principals of the Central Type Foundry, James A. St. John and Carl Schraubstädter, acquired control of the Boston Type Foundry.
If it was cut by Schroeder before he left Central, then it is likely that it was cut using the Central Type Foundry Pantograph and would date to before 1888 or 1889. If it was cut by Schroeder & Werner during their partnership (1888/1889 to 1891) it would have been cut using either the Central Type Foundry Pantograph (by then owned by them) or the Schroeder-Boyer Pantograph, or both.
Shown in the Saxe/Johnston edition of Loy, pp. 74, 109.
Faegre's Cherokee Syllabary Type
Also offered for hand setting by Acme Type Foundry in the late 1950s or early 1960s.
Flemish Extended (Stephenson, Blake)
French Old Style (Central)
Loy, in his biographical sketch of Gustav F. Schroeder, says that Schroeder cut the lowercase for French Old Style while at Central Type Foundry. Date unknown, but it must predatedate Schroeder's departure from Central in 1888/1889. Loy also says that later, while working independently, Schroeder cut an 18 point size of French Old Style No. 2 for Pacific States Type Foundry. However, in the Schroeder article as reprinted in the Saxe/Johnston edition of Loy the relevant illustration may be of something which differs from both of these, a French Old Style No. 2 of Central (marked as "lowercase" to indicate, I think, that it is the French Old Style (lowercase) that Schroeder cut, but showing both cases).
French Old Style Extended (Marder, Luse)
French Old Style No. 2 (Central)
The Saxe/Johnston edition of Loy shows a French Old Style No. 2 attributed to the Central Type Foundry. However, no typeface exactly matching this is mentioned by Loy. Loy says that Gustav F. Schroeder cut the lowercase of French Old Style for Central Type Foundry. He also says that later Schroeder cut an 18-point size of a French Old Style No. 2 for Pacific States Type Foundry. But he does not mention a French Old Style No. 2 for Central.
French Old Style No. 2 (Pacific States)
Loy, in his biographical sketch of Gustav F. Schroeder, says that Schroeder cut an 18 point size of French Old Style No. 2 for Pacific States Type Foundry. Date unknown, but it must postdate Schroeder's move to California in 1891. In the same article, Loy also says that Schroeder cut the lowercase for French Old Style while at Central Type Foundry. The Saxe/Johnston edition of Loy shows (p. 76) a French Old Style No. 2 of Pacific States (though in reproduction, at least, the size shown is larger than 18 point).
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