PARKER BRANCH
No. 15: TIRED PIGEONS TUMBLE
July 2011

In 1931, the American typographer Frederic W. Goudy wrote and designed a broadside, which proclaimed in its final line, “I am the leaden army that conquers the world: I AM TYPE!”

Objects from the Parker Branch collection featuring idiosyncratic phrases drawn from type specimen books, paired with a collection of lead soldiers courtesy of Todd Tremeer.
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