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John R. Bowman typeface, 1960

Identifier: 000.01.07
Description of the Collection

Three printed copies/sheets of the alphabet in capital letters, followed by punctuation marks and the numbers 0 through 9; all done in a Copper Plate Typeface that was customized by John R. Bowman. Bowman developed this typeface in the early 1960s for use in the Federal Center, designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, in downtown Chicago. The font subsequently became the one used by Mies' architectural office.

Dates: circa 1960

Mies van der Rohe Society collection, 1951-2011

Identifier: 032.04.04
Description of the Collection

This collection contains the research material, folders of materials on Ludwig Mies van der Rohe collected on behalf of the Mies Society.

Dates: 1951-2011

Paul V. Galvin Library

35 West 33rd Street | Chicago, IL | 60616