Monday, May 4, 2009
I visited Antietam National Battlefield last summer on an incredibly beautiful day. Virginia never looked as lovely as it did on that day -- and that is saying a lot. The sky was perfectly blue with a few bright-white clouds, and the grass of the rolling fields was a luscious swath of green.
But -- the type!
This lovely sample of bronze script was just one of many inscriptions that point to landmarks in the countryside for the visitors high above in the the memorial tower on the site. This type is truly beautiful... so well-crafted, and the patina makes it come alive. The tower and that incredible sky: