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by Mike Jackson
Fri Apr 09, 2004 11:40 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Letter from Grandson of John Ohnimus
Replies: 10
Views: 5994

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Here's one of John Ohnimus' plates from the Henderson Sign Painter book. I think it speaks for itself. He was a very strong designer, especially in his black and white plates. The color plates in the old book are simple and beautiful, too.
by Mike Jackson
Fri Apr 09, 2004 9:46 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Letter from Grandson of John Ohnimus
Replies: 10
Views: 5994

Letter from Grandson of John Ohnimus

Hi all, Last night I received an e-mail from the grandson of John Ohnimus. I used some of the premium illustrations from the Henderson Book in the new Americana Collection of Panels and Ornaments. They are the best of the group by far. John Ohnimus was living in Denver at the time he did the artwork...
by Mike Jackson
Fri Apr 09, 2004 3:29 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Palm & Fetchteler dated envelope
Replies: 3
Views: 3750

Palm Letter Co

http://www.theletterheads.com/signphotos/palmfechteler.jpg This is a 450 pixel wide image I used on the old BB. Seems to fit fine, too. There was quite a bit of discussion about the Palm Letter Co. on the old board. Click below if you want to read more about the subject: http://www.theletterheads.c...
by Mike Jackson
Fri Apr 09, 2004 3:18 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Palm & Fetchteler dated envelope
Replies: 3
Views: 3750

Palm & Fetchteler dated envelope

http://www.theletterheads.com/signphotos/palmenvelope.jpg I bought this piece on eBay the other day. I was dated 1894 postmarked in New York. For Robare and other interested collectors of the Palm Transfer books, this piece might help confirm dates Fetchteler was still part of the operation. It's a...
by Mike Jackson
Thu Apr 08, 2004 10:05 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: La Belle Supreme Cigar sign... now it's really done!
Replies: 23
Views: 31168

stencil

Hi Larry, Thanks for adding the extra text for us. I was confused by the red showing up in the silvering, but now I understand that is just the color of the Calon II red vinyl you used as a mask. When we are viewing the last photo you posted so far, we still see red, but again that is not paint, but...
by Mike Jackson
Thu Apr 08, 2004 10:44 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: La Belle Supreme Cigar sign... now it's really done!
Replies: 23
Views: 31168

glass

Hi Larry, You have to get the "stay with us" merit badge! This is the third time Larry took the time to post his project for us, but maybe it will be the last one. Looks like he got it figured out! With this new Forum, he can come back to the post and add photos of the finished piece, and edit any p...