Century™ Old Style

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What is the Century™ Old Style font?

In 1894, Linn Boyd Benton finished a commission for a new text typeface with the American periodical, Century magazine. Century is typical of the neorenaissance movement in typography at the end of the 19th century.
Morris Fuller Benton drew a number of versions of the font for the font foundry, American Typefounders, and Century was later taken up by the firms Linotype, Intertype and Monotype.

Century™ Old Style Font families

The Century™ Old Style font includes the following font families:

  • Century Old Style Roman
  • Century Old Style Italic
  • Century Old Style Bold

Century™ Old Style Preview

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