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Godfather of Helvetica

Started by Mechanic, May 03, 2020, 11:24:20 AM

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Back in the 1960's when I was working for Canadian Linotype we had a visit from Mike Parker the head of Mergenthaler's typography. He was promoting the introduction of Helvetica. Years later he visited the Sydney Morning Herald. Here he is talking to Frank Harvey, on the right, the composing room manager. They are standing in front of one of the Herald's Elektron Linotypes.

George Finn (Mechanic)
Gold Coast

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