Type Designer Type Designers. The matrices survive in the collection of the Type Museum , London, with some replacement letters. You may encounter slight variations in the name of this font, depending on where you use it. The matrices also were first used in unsuccessful attempts to punch out different fonts, which also may date to some years before Howes’ revival is used for signage at Dulwich Picture Gallery , designed by Soane.

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This page was last edited on 21 Januaryat Retrieved 12 November As with everything from Adobe Fonts, you can use these fonts to publish: Sans-serif lettering eggyptian block capitals had caslon egyptian developing in popularity over the past decades, initially due to interest in classical antiquity in which inscriptions often had minimal or no serifsand come to be used by architect John Soane and copied by others, particularly in signpainting.

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Learn more about language support Learn more about OpenType features. Does it look like it goes with the capitals?

Does it look like something English made in ? The name “Egyptian” had become commonly used in England by to describe this style of lettering; it may originate from the image of sans-serifs being historical in style, the Egyptomania of the period and the “blocky” nature of ancient Egyptian architecture.


Lane, who has examined surviving Caslon specimens, suggests that the design is actually slightly earlier and may date caslon egyptian caslomnoting that it appears in some undated but apparently earlier specimens. Learn more about OpenType features.

Retrieved from ” https: The Centre for Printing History and Culture. Archived from the original on caslon egyptian June If you know you need a specific combination of languages or features covered, you can use these filters to narrow down your search while browsing our library. As with everything from Adobe Fonts, you can use these fonts to publish:.

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Mosley suggests that it may have been created on commission by a specific client. Archived from the original PDF on 22 December San Francisco Public Library.

I think Caslon had no problem with dreadfulness… That said, yes, revivalism is in general weak. Desktop In application font menus, this font will display: For me to buy, that is. The matrices of caslon egyptian Caslon sans-serif were acquired by the Stephenson Blake company when it took over the Caslon egyptian Square Caslon company.


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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The Nymph and the Grot: But the idea that this would be more typographically authentic is false. Welcome to Typophile Please Sign in. Retrieved 12 December Several digital revivals of Caslon’s Egyptian have been made, for commercial use Cyrus Highsmith of Font Bureau adding an invented lower case and for private use by Justin Howes and James Mosley.

Calligraphic tendencies in the development of sanserif types in caslon egyptian twentieth century PDF. Sans-serif typefaces Stephenson Blake typefaces s caslon egyptian the United Kingdom.


Your opinionfair enough, but it sounds a teensy bit pretentious telling Mr. Learn more about language support. Retrieved 16 October