Boston 1851

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What is the Boston 1851 font?

Boston 1851 is based on a stereotype used by Wier and White, Printers of Boston, that was created by the New England Stereoype Foundry under the auspices of Hobart and Robbins, also of Boston.
This particular font has a nice strength combined with a fullness that lends to good legibility especially in smaller sizes. The italic version has a wonderful movement to it and also is extremely legible in fine print, perhaps, therefore not the best choice for fine print you do not want read.

Boston 1851 Font families

The Boston 1851 font includes the following font families:

  • Boston 1851 Light
  • Boston 1851 Italic Light
  • Boston 1851
  • Boston 1851 Italic
  • Boston 1851 Bold
  • Boston 1851 Italic Bold
  • Boston 1851 Condensed
  • Boston 1851 Italic Condensed
  • Boston 1851 Expanded
  • Boston 1851 Italic Expanded
  • Boston 1851 Extra Extended
  • Boston 1851 Italic Extra Expanded
  • Boston 1851 Small Caps

Boston 1851 Preview

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I know what you're thinking... Is Boston 1851 Free to Download?

Well i'm sorry to tell you that it isn't free. Most fonts featured on is a premium font that you have to pay for. You will not find a free download of Boston 1851 so do yourself a favor and don't waste your time searching the internet for one.

It's unlikely that a free download for Boston 1851 will come your way. There are too many websites that claim to offer "Free Downloads" of premium fonts, but these are just scams to get you to click on a link which will either take you to a spammy landing page or you risk getting viruses on your computer. In the rare occasion that you do find a free download for Boston 1851 remember that it's illegal to use a font if you didn't pay for it!

If you really want Boston 1851 and you want to truly own it the legal and safe way, and support the designers and publishers, then click here to visit the download and purchase page on Here you will be able to obtain the proper license. The designer and publisher deserves to be paid for their work, as they have put in the hours and the creativity to produce such an amazing font. Good luck with your purchase and future use of this font. :)