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The typeface Klang and a border ornament for the Monotype Corporation, 1955-1956

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9816/D1/4

Scope and Contents

Pencil drawings of the font; Correspondence (1952-1956); Various showings and proofs, also with a card 'This is a specimen of a paragraph mark cut by Will Carter to be used with Goudy Text 24 pt.' and showing the mark; Offprints of 'Will Carter: designer of Klang', Composing Stick 14 (Winter 1956) and Will Carter, 'The evolution of Klang', Penrose Annual 51 (1957), 65-66. Correspondents from the Monotype Corporation include M. G. Gasking, Stanley Morison, Alan Jones, Geoffrey Paulson, Beatrice Warde; and the Stellar Press, and Eyre and Spottiswoode Limited.


  • Creation: 1955-1956


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1 envelope(s) (1 envelope, oversize)

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