I was able to find this afterall. It is listed in the American Wood Type Mfg.
Co catalogues for 1953-54, and 1961-62. Also in an earlier catalog (No. 37)
when they had branches in New York and Chicago. This is more like the
Stephenson & Black Granby Shadow foundry type and the ATF Umbra than the ATF
Shadow listed in McGrew however (which is quite rounded).
> Subject: help with type manufacturer.
> Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2001 12:05:37 -0500
> From: Vincent Golden <[log in to unmask]>
> I need the help of the accumulated knowledge of the members of this
> I have a set of wood type in Shadow. McGrew's American Metal Typefaces of
> the Twentieth Century lists this face and gives the foundries for the metal
> type. Can anyone tell me who manufactured wood type in this style (and
> Vincent Goldenn