What is the Old Man Eloquent™ font?
John Quincy Adams, sixth President of the United States, didn’t hit his stride until he’d left that lofty office.
It was during his many years in Congress that he assured his legacy, not least because of his long, masterful oratory opposing slavery. His speeches, in fact, won him the nickname “Old Man Eloquent.” So when I decided to simulate Adams’s penmanship in his legendary diary (which he kept for nearly 70 years), it seemed fitting to call the font by that name. I focused on his handwriting from about 1810, when he was Ambassador to Russia, but also consulted pages from later years. More…
Old Man Eloquent has both regular and bold weights. The OpenType version has more than 450 glyphs, including alternate uppercase characters, old-style and lining figures, and numerous ligatures; all formats contain several common (English) words.
Old Man Eloquent™ Font families
The Old Man Eloquent™ includes the following font families:
- Old Man Eloquent
- Old Man Eloquent Bold
Old Man Eloquent™ Preview
Here is a preview of how Old Man Eloquent™ will look. For more previews using your own text as an example, click here.