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Dunlap Broadside - The purely typographic broadside that was distributed over 235 years ago, is the first version that actually spread the Declaration of Independence to the rest of the world.

Dunlap Broadside - The purely typographic broadside that was distributed over 235 years ago, is the first version that actually spread the Declaration of Independence to the rest of the world.

Declaration of Independence of the USA set in Original Caslon

Declaration of Independence of the USA set in Original Caslon

Caslon Initials, from The manual of linotype typography prepared to aid users and producers of printing in securing greater unity and real beauty in the printed page. Typographical plan and critical comment by William Dana Orcutt, in co-operation with Edward E. Bartlett. Mergenthaler Linotype company in Brooklyn, N.Y., 1923

Caslon Initials, from The manual of linotype typography prepared to aid users and producers of printing in securing greater unity and real beauty in the printed page. Typographical plan and critical comment by William Dana Orcutt, in co-operation with Edward E. Bartlett. Mergenthaler Linotype company in Brooklyn, N.Y., 1923

William Caslon's classic typeface has largely faded from the computer era, but it's still my favorite "display" face (that is, other than body text). It's beautifully rounded and full, and quite readable.

William Caslon's classic typeface has largely faded from the computer era, but it's still my favorite "display" face (that is, other than body text). It's beautifully rounded and full, and quite readable.

Printing done by Ben Franklin was the source for the P22 Franklin's Caslon font

Printing done by Ben Franklin was the source for the P22 Franklin's Caslon font