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Rudolph Růžička

(1883–1978), b. Kouřím, Bohemia - An eminent American wood engraver, etcher, illustrator, typeface designer, and book designer. Ruzicka designed typefaces and wood engraving illustrations for Daniel Berkeley Updike's Merrymount Press, and was a designer for, and consultant to, the Mergenthaler Linotype Company for fifty years. He also designed a number of seals and medals, including John F. Kennedy Medal.