Monotype & Linotype
The Monotype Inc. Machine.







One of the original logos





Monotype.
In 1887, Pennsylvania, Tolbert Lanston started the Lanston Monotype Machine Company. The company had the patent on punching metal type from cold strips, which were then fitted to the printing press. In 1896 Modern Condensed was the first typeface which was created.
To expand, Lanston searched for a way to gather funding. This was in 1897. He came up with setting up a branch in London with the name Lanston Monotype Corporation Ltd.

Linotype.
was first known as The Mergenthaler Linotype Company, and it was a corporation founded in the United States in 1886 to market the machine that casts metal type in lines (linecaster) invented by Ottmar Mergenthaler. With the company's primary product, the Linotype machine, it became the world's leading manufacturer of book and newspaper typesetting equipment; outside North America, its only serious challenger for book production was the Anglo-American Monotype Corporation.

Times New Roman was in both hands when being produced and cast.
It was originally cut by Monotype Corp., and produced by Linotype.

Monotype 1932
Linotype (London) 1932
Margenthaler Linotype 1935
Linotype (Frankfurt):
Intertype 1954
Intertype (F) 1955
Ludlow Stephenson Blake 1955

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