Linotype Ancient Chinese™ font family

Designed by Peter Kin-Fan Lo in 1997
Linotype Ancient Chinese is a symbol font that contains 92 portraits" of figures who look as if they could have populated ancient China. These portraits are black and white symbols, gathered together into a font. This symbol font may be used to access any design piece dealing with history, China, Chinese restaurants, or Asian art. To assure maximum readability, these symbols should be used at larger point sizes.

Peter Kin-Fan Lo designed Linotype Ancient Chinese, which was a winner in the Linotype's Second International Type Design Contest (1997). It is part of the TakeType Library."


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Linotype Ancient Chinese

Technical details
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Technical font names:
File name: LT_13726.ttf
Windows menu name: Ancient Chinese LT
PostScript name: AncientChineseLT
PostScript full name: Ancient Chinese LT
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US$ 35
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These fonts feature symbol, pi, border or artwork characters. Each font is Unicode™ encoded, and ava

Tag: Pi/Symbol

Function: These fonts feature symbol, pi, border or artwork characters. Each font is Unicode™ encoded, and available in different formats. Please review the product information for each font to ensure it will meet your requirements.