Hamilton Manufacturing Co.

The Hoefler Type Foundry aka Hoefler & Frere-Jones aka H&FJ, have posted up some absolutely incredible examples of wood type, all designed and manufactured by the Hamilton Company. James Edward Hamilton founded the company in Wisconsin in 1880, and the company still continues today. While they no longer dabble in wooden type, they do run a Wooden Type Museum in Two Rivers, WI. And even though it’s a bit redundant of me to re-post things from Swissmiss, this lettering is too good not to share. Here’s a little sample…

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