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Reynolds Stone

British engraver, stone carver and type designer, 1909-1979. He designed the garalde typeface Minerva (1954, Linotype) as a display typeface to accompany Gill's Pilgrim (or Bunyan) [he was Gill's student briefly]. He also designed the typeface Janet for private use, which was named after his wife, Janet Woods. Bio by Eason&Rookledge. He was famous for his wood-engraved lettering, which he put to good use on bookplates, title pages, and other inscriptions. See also here. A 1946 postage stamp designed by him.

Digital typefaces influenced by Reynolds Stone include KM Minerva (2013, Kristian Moeller).

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file name: Kristian Moeller K M Minerva 2013 after Reynolds Stone


file name: Kristian Moeller K M Minerva 2013 after Reynolds Stone


file name: Reynolds Stone Wood Engraved Alphabet 1950


file name: Reynolds Stone Wood Engraving 1950


file name: Reynolds Stone U K Postage Stamp 1946







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