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Fournier and Perpetua, a clarification

25/12/2010

Thanks Marvin for pointing out that the titling shown on an earlier post about Fournier is actually Perpetua.

Here’s the proof: the pages taken from a Monotype specimen catalogue. Fournier of course follows the tradition of squared serifs, whereas Perpetua (by Gill) followed the Roman Trajan tradition with serifs that mimicked the action of the hand held chisel.

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