Evolution of Type, Exhibits 10, 11 & 13

Sculptures of letters showing anatomical features.

"It may even be that our roman alphabet had not one, but many beginnings, many centers, all culminating in one entity more or less composite. It is the history of all languages, however widely they now differ, to refer themselves to a common stock, a single fountainhead, and a word once common to a number of tongues may have survived in one only. Why, then, may not the means itself of transmitting language have developed in the same manner?"

Frederic W. Goudy; The Alphabet and Elements of Lettering, 1918
Evolution of Type, Exhibit Nr. 10
Evolution of Type, Exhibit Nr. 11
Evolution of Type, Exhibit Nr. 13
Materials used: Wood, polymer clay, chicken bones, wire, acrylics, clear varnish, glass casing.
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