OLD MAP FONTS:
Antiquarian font
Antiquarian Scribe
Bonnycastle
Geographica
Geographica Script
Terra Ignota
 HISTORICAL PENS:
Abigail Adams font
American Scribe
Botanical Scribe
Douglass Pen
Emily Austin font
Geographica Script
Houston Pen
Lamar Pen
Military Scribe
Old Man Eloquent font
Remsen Script
Schooner Script
Texas Hero font
 ANTIQUE TEXTS:
Attic Antique
Bonsai
Broadsheet
Castine
 CREDITS, &C.
The text face used here (as well as elsewhere) is Broadsheet™. The home page letters are set in Emily Austin™ & Lamar Pen™. All typefaces referenced on this website—Abigail Adams™, American Scribe™, Antiquarian™, Antiquarian Scribe™, Attic Antique™, Austin Pen™, Bonnycastle™, Bonsai™, Botanical Scribe™, Broadsheet™, Castine™, Douglass Pen™, Emily Austin™, Geographica™, Geographica Hand™, Geographica Script™, Houston Pen™, Lamar Pen™, Military Scribe™, Old Man Eloquent™, Remsen Script™, Schooner Script™, Terra Ignota™ & Texas Hero™, as well as others in the Handwritten History™ Bundle— are the intellectual property of Three Islands Press (copyright ©1994–2017). For site licensing contact:

   Three Islands Press
   P.O. Box 1092
   Rockport ME 04856 USA
   (207) 596-6768
   info@oldfonts.com

 

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Remsen Script font
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Remsen Script Opentype
Remsen Script™

The 1765 Stamp Act ignited in American colonists simmering distrust of a distant British Parliament whose oppressive trade duties they deemed unfair assaults on their rights as English subjects. Before long, of course, this little dustup spawned The Boston Tea Party, the American Revolution, and the birth of the U. S. of A.—but before Lexington and Concord, a group of Philadelphia merchants made one last-ditch call for commercial cooperation across the Atlantic. Colonial American BroadsideThis futile appeal survives to this day on a three-page broadside, finely engrossed by a penman of the period and passed down through the generations of a family named Remsen.

Remsen Script is an interpretation of that penman’s neat, formal cursive—from its broad antique flourishes to its subtle unevenness and gently ragged strokes. Perfect for event announcements, fine product packaging, recreations of historical documents, or anywhere you wish to offer a whiff of a bygone era. Comes with more OpenType features than chests of tea in Boston Harbor.* $39 | Order  Remsen Script font

*OpenType features include alternate uppercase styles, scores of authentic ligatures, discretionary and contextual alternates, lining and old-style figures, ink blots, a few ornaments, and complete Central/Eastern European alphabets—1,000 glyphs in all.

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