Dunlap Broadside - The purely typographic broadside that was distributed over 235 years ago, is the first version that actually spread the Declaration of Independence to the rest of the world.

Dunlap Broadside - The purely typographic broadside that was distributed over 235 years ago, is the first version that actually spread the Declaration of Independence to the rest of the world.

Beautiful type ornaments from A Showing of Cleland Ornaments & Borders from the American Type Founders Company. T.M. Cleland began working with the company in 1917 and designed all of their ornaments and borders, resulting in the popularization of French Renaissance graphics in the first half of the 20th century.  Newberry call number: Wing folio Z250.3 .A64 1920 http://vufind.carli.illinois.edu/vf-nby/Record/nby_878656

Beautiful type ornaments from A Showing of Cleland Ornaments & Borders from the American Type Founders Company. T.M. Cleland began working with the company in 1917 and designed all of their ornaments and borders, resulting in the popularization of French Renaissance graphics in the first half of the 20th century. Newberry call number: Wing folio Z250.3 .A64 1920 http://vufind.carli.illinois.edu/vf-nby/Record/nby_878656

Virgile. Les Eclogues.  publisher: Cranach Presse, Weimar, 1926. page size: 24 × 32 cm.    Page. Detail. 300 dpi

Virgile. Les Eclogues. publisher: Cranach Presse, Weimar, 1926. page size: 24 × 32 cm. Page. Detail. 300 dpi

A precursor to the Futurists: Italian rebus, late 1800s, via daily heller

A precursor to the Futurists: Italian rebus, late 1800s, via daily heller

"While the key does not unlock the door into the same mystic circle into which the arrow of I.C. pierces, yet each opens the way to the higher walks of life which lead into gardens scented with the sweet perfume of sisterly love, where happy groups bound by silver cords of friendship hand in hand are striving to attain a height upon which personal independence shall build the citadel of virtue and woman character shall be the keynote of the citadel arch."

"While the key does not unlock the door into the same mystic circle into which the arrow of I.C. pierces, yet each opens the way to the higher walks of life which lead into gardens scented with the sweet perfume of sisterly love, where happy groups bound by silver cords of friendship hand in hand are striving to attain a height upon which personal independence shall build the citadel of virtue and woman character shall be the keynote of the citadel arch."

They fell, but o'er their glorious grave                    Floats free the banner of the cause they died to save.                                                                          Francis Marion Crawford

They fell, but o'er their glorious grave Floats free the banner of the cause they died to save. Francis Marion Crawford

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