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N. Glaise was a painter in Paris. In 1882, he published a booklet with these gorgeous hand-painted alphabets as a guideline for hand-lettered signage on buildings.

I just love the look of these vintage alphabets and have already used some of them for inspiration in my lettering moodboards.

You can view and download all the album here.