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An alternative Blado italic type for the Monotype Corporation, 1954-1956

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9816/D1/2

Scope and Contents

Drawings in pencil and ink. Correspondence with the Monotype Corporation (Stanley Morison, Beatrice Warde). Carter proposed to design a 30-point (on 36) type with long ascenders, descenders and swash letters. The type was never produced.


  • Creation: 1954-1956


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1 envelope(s) (1 envelope)

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