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Castine [2 Fonts]

Castine [2 Fonts] | The Fonts Master

Castine [2 Fonts] | The Fonts Master

There’s a cemetery in Castine, Maine, a lovely coastal town perhaps best known for Maine Maritime Academy and a surviving crop of stately old American elms, with headstones dating back into the 18th century — the standard old headstone shape, often topped by winged skulls.

Thanks to a local historical society volunteer, I got my hands on a couple rubbings; these show a particular style of stonecarving that proved captivating to the point of typeface design.

Castine has a full character set in both roman and italic styles.

Fonts Included:

Castine Italic


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