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Nuevo Programa por el Celebre Cantante Leroy poster

Contributed by Matthijs Sluiter on Jan 30th, 2021. Artwork published in .
    Nuevo Programa por el Celebre Cantante Leroy poster
    Source: https://lapatria.uy License: All Rights Reserved.

    From the collection of the National Library of Urugay, as collected on La Patria:

    Casino Montevideo
    Hoy Martes 11 de Febrero de 1908
    Sorprendente
    Nuevo Programa
    por el
    CELEBRE CANTATE
    LEROY
    Todo el mundo
    Al Casino!
    ESTRENO
    Por el biografo – La emaciante vista
    EL VIEJO CAJERO
    Esplendido Espectáculo

    The poster announces a show by “the famous singer Leroy”, presenting a “surprising new program” at the Montevideo Casino. Translation and (un)identified typefaces follow below:

    “Casino” — French Antique/Clarendon Extended
    “Calle Florida” — (a) French Clarendon
    “Telephone“ — a Fat Face
    “Montevideo” — not yet identified
    “Today Tuesday February 11 190”8 — Columbus
    “Surprising New Program” — Bradley
    “for the famous singer” – (a) French Clarendon
    “Leroy” — This eccentric sans serif is similar to Ronaldson Gothic, Stephenson Blake’s Arabian and Sezessions-Grotesk – more even in ABC Type’s version named Text Gothic (2004).
    “All the world to the Casino!” — Columbus
    “PREMIERE”— Columbus
    “By the biographer – The emaciating sight” — Boutique
    “The Old Cashier” – a yet unidentified squarish gothic.
    “Splendid Show” — Antique Extended.

    Typefaces

    • French Antique/Clarendon Extended
    • French Clarendon
    • Columbus
    • Bradley
    • Boutique
    • Antique Extended
    • unidentified typeface

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