Cincinnati Type Foundry

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Cincinnati Type Foundry
Founded Cincinnati, Ohio, 1826
Defunct Merged into A.T.F., 1892
Headquarters Cincinnati, Ohio
Key people
John P. Foote, Oliver Wells, founders, Henry Barth, president

The Cincinnati Type Foundry was a manufacturer of typefaces, matrices and other type-related equipment in Cincinnati, Ohio, established in 1826[1] by John P. Foote and Oliver Wells. In 1892 it was merged into American Type Founders.[2]


  1. ^ "O. & H. Wells bought the establishment ..." ("Cincinnati Type Foundry," Ohio State Journal And Columbus Gazette; Date: 07-06-1826")
  2. ^ Cornell, Alice M. (2001). Art as Image: Prints and Promotion in Cincinnati, Ohio. Ohio University Press. p. 5. ISBN 0-8214-1335-X. 

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