Hannington, hooks, hoodoo, &c.


  • WHAT: H

  • WHEN: Pre-1900

  • WHO: The Un-Gyve Limited Group

  • WHERE: Boston

HANNINGTON: Hannington Drygoods evolved of the Hannington clothing line, expanding upon its reputation under Henry Nemrow, Inc. as one of the first trusted and widely successful editorial catalogue companies.

HELIOGRAVURE: An intaglio print produced by gravure. See photogravure.

HELLBOX: A receptacle into which worn or damaged cast metal typesetter sorts are thrown to be melted down and recast. Before the advent of hot-metal typesetting machines the typesetter's aprentice, the printer's devil, had the responsibility of sorting through the sorts from the hellbox and returning them to the typecase.    

HEMANS: Felicia Hemans, Residence at Rhyllon. Views of the Haunts and Homes of the British Poets, Oct. 19 1850.

HEMINGWAY: American writer Ernest Miller Hemingway (July 21, 1899 – July 2, 1961) was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1953 and the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954.  A first edition, 1952 Charles Scribner's Sons New York (marked A), of The Old Man and the Sea from Daisy Nemrow's library, are among the Un-Gyve Archives and always a reminder of the hook, line and sinker.

HOOKS: Hooks, jabs and barlines, blues and boxscores, behind Un-Gyve philanthropy + miscellaneous pursuits.

HUNT: Leigh Hunt, Birthplace at Southgate. Views of the Haunts and Homes of the British Poets, Oct. 19 1850.

N.B. The alphabet swatch colour is Hoodoo Blue from the Un-Gyve Palette.