Caslon portrait
Caslon portrait
William Caslon
(1692-1766)

Died aged c. 74

William Caslon I (1692/1693 – 23 January 1766), also known as William Caslon the Elder, was an English typefounder. The distinction and legibility of his type secured him the patronage of the leading printers of the day in England and on the continent. His typefaces transformed English type design and first established an English national typographic style. - DbPedia

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Photo of Caslon Foundry and William Caslon blue plaque
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