Who Put the Evil in Medieval?

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In answer to the above question: I don’t know. But some of the best letterers are architects. Take Cheltenham, designed by Bertram Goodhue (April 28, 1869–April 23, 1924), celebrated for his work in neo-gothic design. However, New York architect and architecture critic Oliver Whitwell Wilson, you probably don’t know, was a medieval lettering master. If you’ve wondered where some of Gothic letter forms during the 20s on New York City buildings come from, he’s one of the perpetrators.