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What fonts used in this F. Forshew ad from late 1800s?

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Salvador Coronas

I saw this in this website dedicated to antique signs and ads. http://www.sheaff-ephemera.com/list/gaslight_album/f_forshew.html#previous-photo

 

I know they most definitely were drawn for this project specifically, but I'm looking for alternatives. 

I see a constant here thick and short x height, maybe not so much in the first image (241 warren st.) Which I find very interesting. 

Any fonts similar to these three would be very much appreciated.

 

Thanks!

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Captura de pantalla 2018-01-19 a la(s) 01.57.20.png

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Riccardo Sartori

For the last one, perhaps one of the many available cuts of Engravers Bold:

 

 

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