Push Pin Graphic No. 52, “Take a Trip to Lotus Land” poster, 1967
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That’s an interesting type choice, considering the place and time. I’ll try to find out under which name it was available in 1967.
Interesting! The Push Pin Graphic book shows a version with Angelus…
… and from the back of the book in “the fine print”:
Chwast recalls being inspired by a sampling of Victorian typefaces in the Phillips’ Old-Fashioned Type Book and engraved ads in old magazines that revealed the eccentricity common to Victorian Design.
The book’s editor was printer/collector Frederic Nelson Phillips. His Phillips’ Old Fashioned Type Book was an early and important contribution to the 20th century revival of 19th century ornamental types. From Circuitous Root:
Frederic Nelson Phillips was a printer and a collector of 19th century types. He offered composition service from them as reproduction proofs in the mid 20th century. This volume is particularly interesting as it is printed from these original types and often shows a more complete character set than the original foundry showings.
Good sleuthing, Matthijs!
The Push Pin Graphic book shows a version with Angelus
So does a reproduction in International Poster Annual vol. 14 from 1970.