Thoughts on lettering

What’s the connection between Johannes Gutenberg [inventor], Felix Mendelsohn [composer] and Charles Wesley [Methodist]?

Simple answer = c400 years.

Full answer for the examination = the Gutenberg Cantata or Festgesang.

More detail even = Hark! The Herald Angels Sing.



Typographic ephemera

Typography and the postage stamp (2)

Following up on an earlier post (see here) – these from the Gutenberg Museum.