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Johnston Sans 1916 Uppercase Type Specimen

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Johnston Sans 1916 Uppercase Type Specimen

40.00
sold out

Edition of 100, 320x450mm (A3), Printed on recycled paper stock. (sold with out mount) ONLY AVAILABLE FROM TRANSPORT FOR LONDON (TfL) MUSEUM, LONDON - Shown as 'Sold Out', please enquire to them as to availability!

Celebrating 100 Years of the London Underground type face designed by Edward Johnston.  

Handset and hand printed letterpress in East London

Letterpress printing with this early variant of the famous Johnston sans woodtype is akin to casting a robust yet delicate dryfly over a cagey browntrout.  This is an early variation of the face, judging by the Garamond style W.  Sourced from an eclectic old printer in Watford back in 2012.  The capital A is stamped with a circular Stephenson Blake Logo - the original maker of the type.  The small metal type is Granby and was a knock of Johnston by the same company.

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Edition of 100, 320x450mm (A3), Printed on recycled paper stock. (sold with out mount) ONLY AVAILABLE FROM TRANSPORT FOR LONDON (TfL) MUSEUM, LONDON - Shown as 'Sold Out', please enquire to them as to availability!

Celebrating 100 Years of the London Underground type face designed by Edward Johnston.  

Handset and hand printed letterpress in East London

Letterpress printing with this early variant of the famous Johnston sans woodtype is akin to casting a robust yet delicate dryfly over a cagey browntrout.  This is an early variation of the face, judging by the Garamond style W.  Sourced from an eclectic old printer in Watford back in 2012.  The capital A is stamped with a circular Stephenson Blake Logo - the original maker of the type.  The small metal type is Granby and was a knock of Johnston by the same company.