“William H. Page patented Aetna April 18, 1871 (US Design Patent 4820). This face was first shown as wood type by William H. Page in James Conner’s Sons Typographic Messenger, Vol.7 No.3 (July, 1872).” [RRK]
Digitally revived by Jordan Davies (Wooden Type Fonts, 2005, single bold weight with uneven spacing, used for sample), and by Aaron Bell as HWT Aetna (P22, 2017). Mark Simonson’s Etna (2020) is an adaptation for modern use, expanding the design to 6 weights with italics, as well as 3 condensed widths
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