Blumenthal, Joseph, 1897-1990

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1897-10-04
Death 1990-07-11
Americans
English, German

Biographical notes:

American printer.

From the description of Typographic years, [ca. 1980]-1982. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936707

Joseph Blumenthal, American printer, printing historian, and type designer.

From the description of Joseph Blumenthal papers, 1922-1991. (RIT Library). WorldCat record id: 745451641

Joseph Blumenthal, American printer, printing historian, and type designer. Blumenthal designed Spiral type in 1931 in Germany so that it could be cut there by Louis Hoell and cast by the Bauer Type Foundry in Frankfurt-am-Main. It was recut and cast in 1935 by Monotype Corporation, Ltd., who distributed it under the name Emerson.

From the description of Joseph Blumenthal collection related to Spiral type, 1931-1940. (RIT Library). WorldCat record id: 746350702

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Subjects:

  • Authorship
  • Authors and publishers
  • Type and type-founding
  • Printing--History
  • Graphic arts--History
  • Printing--Exhibitions
  • Type and type-founding--History--20th century
  • Public libraries--History
  • Printers--20th century
  • Publishers and Publishing
  • Typefounding matrices
  • Type designers

Occupations:

  • Printer

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)
  • New York--New York (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Germany (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Connecticut (as recorded)
  • New York--New York (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)