“First shown as wood type by Darius Wells and E.R. Webb in their 1849 Specimen of Wood Type. In American Wood Type Kelly noted that this face most likely originated as a wood type in America. Lowercase was not added until 1854.” [RRKWTC] Foundry versions typically went under the name Antique Pointed. See also Antique Tuscan Condensed, Antique Tuscan Extended, Chromatic American (decorated) and Antique Tuscan Open (contoured).