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 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
Here is a preview of how Boston 1851 will look. For more previews using your own text as an example, click here.
Is Boston 1851 A free font? Is Boston 1851 Free to Download?
No,Boston 1851 is not free to download. You will need to pay for it I'm afraid.
Almost every font that we list on HighFonts.com is a paid-for, premium font. We do have a Free Fonts section where we list free fonts that you can download.
There is no point trying to find a free download of Boston 1851 so please don't waste your time looking.
It is highly unlikely that you'll be able to find Boston 1851 for free. There's a lot of websites that will say "Free Download" but these are just attempts to get you to click on a link which will either take you to an ad 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, then click here to visit the download and purchase page on MyFonts.com. 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. :)