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¶ F.W. Goudy and his wife Bertha visited Paris. While they were there an inscription in the Louve lured Goudy's attentions. He made rubbings from the relief letters of E, P and R.
With my luck I would still be rotting in some Paris prison. I can just see myself now breaking bread and sharing water with 'Pierre Pardon Me', the sewer rat.
No matter, later, in 1918, Goudy drew an upper case alphabet matching these characters. He had Robert Wiebking cut matrices and later licensed the face to the Lanston Monotype Machine Company.
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