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Journal of the Printing Historical Society. Arlington County government. But the inevitable counter-reformatino now shows that unprogressive printers who held on to their old-fashioned repertoire were doing the right thing, if for the wrong reasons.

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With its growing popularity for display use, new versions often changed these proportions.

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The main thoroughfares are Wilson Boulevard one-way westbound and Clarendon Boulevard one-way eastbound. Common meanings have been added, but they have often not been consistently applied. Slab serif lettering and typefaces originated in Britain in the early nineteenth century, at a time of rapid development of new, bolder typefaces for posters and commercial printing. Arlington Historical Society.

It attempts to adapt the style to use in a much wider range of settings, going so far as to be usable for body text. Clarendon is the name of a slab-serif typeface that was released in by Thorowgood and Co. This section needs additional citations for verification. They are therefore commonly associated with wanted posters and the American Old West. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Department stores including J. This neighborhood was home to commercial uses of Vietnamese grocery stores, restaurants, department stores, cafes, and entertainment to serve the large Vietnamese population. The Historical Marker Database.

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American Metal Typefaces of the Twentieth Century. Oxford Publishing Company. The other kind of secondary type, the related bold face, is a twentieth-century creation. Before the launch of Clarendon type printers picked out words in slab-serifs or any other heavy type. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Clarendon.

The concept, now called as reverse-contrast or reverse-stress type, predated Clarendon altogether. Nineteenth-century Ornamented Typefaces.

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Many Vietnamese refugees immigrated to the Washington D. For specimen images of these faces in metal type, see Hutt. Arlington County Public Library.

Botswana Mauritius South Africa Zimbabwe. Because of the local street network configuration, many of Clarendon's blocks resemble triangles rather than squares. The following terms have been used for Clarendons and related slab serifs. Virginia Department of Historic Resources.

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Clarendon fonts proved extremely popular in many parts of the world, in particular for display applications such as posters printed with wood type. The precise dimensions of Clarendon are not defined, and several different sets of boundaries are often used. The advantage of French-Clarendon type was that it allowed very large, eye-catching serifs while the letters remained narrow, westlife swear it again mp3 suiting the desire of poster-makers for condensed but very bold type. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

Canada Mexico United States. Argentina Brazil Chile Colombia. Nameplates of the Big Four. Some of these trolleys traveled as far as the towns of Vienna and Fairfax. It began, possibly around in Britain, as a parody of the elegant Didone types of the period.