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typograph

(ˈtaɪpəˌɡrɑːf)
n
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a machine for creating indentations of characters upon a sheet of metal from which prints can be made
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a person skilled at using such a machine; a typographer. Also called: typographist
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7) Many dozens of typesetting machines were designed and patented, some built, a few marketed, a few bankrupted, but in the end, the winners were the Linotype, the Monotype, and to a lesser degree the Ludlow Typograph.
8) Futura became so fashionable that a group calling itself Art Directors Against Futura Extra Bold Condensed purchased space in TDC Typograph 13,1992, for a petition calling for 'art directors the world over' to boycott 'the most over-used typeface in advertising history'.
The article is not in paper form but is the original metallic typograph that Don Angel acquired from The Commercial Appeal.
DATES TEXTE(S) UTILISE(S) 1894 10/10 Yesterday I distributed amongst the young people and oth ers sevaral copies of a paper we printed by typograph.
It has only taken 130 years, but Hudson traced the progress from Oscar Harpel's Typograph (Cincinnati, 1870), through the early works of George W Jones, the annual Printers' International Specimen Exchange, to the fabulous achievement of John Earhart in his Color Printer (Cincinnati,1892).
I did not attempt to list surviving sets of matrices made for the composing machines from the late nineteenth century onwards, such as Linotype, Monotype, and related systems like Typograph, Intertype, and Ludlow They were identical industrial products that were made in huge quantities, and there are still sets of them in the hands of people, many of them former typesetters, who have preserved the machines and who still operate them, more as enthusiasts than as directors of a commercial operation.