1 broadside, 8 1/2 x 11 inches, 7 broadsides, 17 x 22 inches. Each broadside contains a different typeface in various sizes and styles with ornaments, printed on different papers produced by the Eastern Corporation; text clean, unmarked, thumbtack holes in the corners, toning, one with heavily chipped edges, one with tape residue and a few light pencil markings. Good. Eastern Corporation, a large paper-manufacturing company based in Bangor, Maine, began as a sawmill in 1884. These 8 broadsides are paper specimens for different Eastern Corporation papers. Printed on each sheet is a different type-face specimen, including Weiss, Barnhard Modern, Garamont, and more.
Eastern Corporation, 8 Specimen Sheets, Typography, Type Faces, Paper, Paper Manufacture, Muir Dawson