Images of the Aztecs abound in this fancy letter I image. With a face that could have been sculpted from stone and other ancient styling, this fancy letter I has a definite Spanish or Latin American flair to it.
Thomas E. Hill published Hill’s Album of Biography and Art in 1882. It included a number of wonderful illustrations and stock print foundry images.
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