‘Slim’ Boyd – A Tribute To Hank Williams album art
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That isn’t Franklin Gothic Condensed, but rather Modern Gothic Condensed (a.k.a. Tourist Gothic), which is generally distinguished by bolder letterforms and less contrast.
Can’t fool Bryson!
Thank you for catching this. In addition to what you wrote, I find the horizontal terminals in S a distinctive detail.
This variant originated at the Triangle Type Foundry in Chicago. Mac McGrew writes:
Medium Condensed Gothic Outline, cut by Triangle Type Foundry in Chicago, is an open version, without lowercase, of this face; some other sources inaccurately call it Franklin Gothic Condensed Outline.