Released by Monotype in 1928, Othello is an imitation of Rudolf Koch’s Neuland (Klingspor, 1923). Also sold as Thello by the Triangle Type Foundry [Reichardt] and by the Acme Type Foundry as Beachcomber [MacMillan] See also Othello Shaded.
“[Berthold Wolpe’s] Albertus can be seen as Morison’s improvement of Othello, Monotype’s 1928 copy of Neuland, executed by Pierpont.” — Monotype/MyFonts
The digital version comes with small caps in the lowercase, alternates, ornaments, and a range of ligatures incl. logotypes for ‘AND’, ‘MAC, ‘MLLE’, ‘THE’, etc.
Not to be confused with ATF’s typeface of the same name.
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