18th Century type rebuilt for the digital age

Fascinating story of a typeface that was systematically destroyed over a business feud – 2,600lb of metal type was thrown from Hammersmith Bridge! Some of the type was recovered from the Thames, and by studying print created using the typeface, it has been recreated as a digital font – read the full story on the TypeSpec website.

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