Laagen Ascendonica Romein Upper Case

  A    B    C    D    E    F    G      A      B      C      D      E      F      G   
âëîôûXY JUa-c-n-!#
àèìjòùZ U(J) ctõ¿¿
äëïüó st |z|t|l||l¿?
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This Belgian lay is in case No. VV 2,6,R18-B on display in the Plantin-Moretus Museum, Antwerp. It is undated, but is probably pre 1876, which is when the Museum became the property of the City of Antwerp. The companion lower is Romein Onder.

The boxes with ¿ are boxes where it was not possible to see which character was within. The boxes with (J) and (W) may be incorrect, as again it was difficult to see the contents. The a- c- n- are letters with a horizontal tail. The | represents the long s. The # represents a cross. The A B are small capitals.

The empty case is the normal Upper of Moxon (1683), Smith (1755), Luckombe (1771), Stower (1808), Johnson (1824), Savage (1841), Miller & Richard (1873), Southward (1882), Stephenson Blake & Co (1922) etc and Adams (1844), Mackellar (1866), Harpel (1870) and the News Upper Case of Barnhart Bros & Spindler (1893).

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This page was written in 1998 by David Bolton and last updated 24 November 2008.