What is the 1883 Fraktur font?
This family was inspired by the set of fonts used in the end of 1800s by the famous J. H. Geiger, printer in Lahr (Germany), especially these used to print an almanac for the year 1883. It is a Fraktur pattern, with two styles, as a few others incomplete fonts also used for this work were Blackletters from other patterns. Both were used in two size, for titles, subtitles, main text and notes.
This font contains standard ligatures and German historical ligatures (German double s, long s, tz, ch, ck…) and diacritics.
1543 German Deluxe Initials may be used in complement this family.
1883 Fraktur Font families
The 1883 Fraktur includes the following font families:
- 1883 Fraktur Normal
- 1883 Fraktur Bold
1883 Fraktur Preview
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