Caslon

Caslon is an Old Style serif typeface originally designed by William Caslon in 1722. A popular saying of typesetters is “When in doubt, use Caslon.” I think it’s awesome that a typeface that originated in the early eighteenth century and that was used for the Declaration of Independence, continues to be popular on the web.

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Caslon Specimen

Caslon Type Specimen

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