Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Retrieved 15 April The face began as titling capitals. Monotype released an updated digital version of Albertus, named Albertus Nova, in
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During the phototypesetting period, it was made available for photocomposition by Monotype and other vendors. Articles needing additional references from January All articles needing additional references. Dates are approximate only. Albertus has slight glyphic serifs. January Learn how and when to remove this template message. In the metal type period, Albertus was offered with alternate charactersincluding a non-descending 'J' alberhus stops at the baseline, an 'M' that reaches the baseline, and a different ampersand, similar to that used on Dwiggins' Metro.
Views Read Edit View dont. Monotype's previous digital version is also available and Albertus digitisations have also been sold by AdobeBitstreamFontsite, SoftMaker and others.
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It has also been used in many other publications. Retrieved 2 July Albertus is used for the street name signs in the City of LondonCity of London Corporation and London Borough of Lambeth where Wolpe resided until his death in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Photina News Plantin Calvert Wolpe named the font after Albertus Magnusthe thirteenth-century German philosopher and theologian. It was less popular and had faded in popularity by the end of the metal type period, although Matthew Carter digitised it and added a medkum and italic in as part of a commemorative exhibition project on Wolpe's work. Albertus has remained popular since its release.
Incised typefaces Letterpress typefaces Photocomposition typefaces Dont typefaces Monotype typefaces Display typefaces Typefaces and fonts introduced in the s. Retrieved from " https: Titling caps were released first, and the Monotype Recorder of summer presented the capitals as an advance showing.
Outside of publications Albertus is particularly known for its use in surreal British TV spy thriller The Prisonerwhere it was used for all signage in the show's surreal prison camp setting.
Wolpe studied as a metal engraver, and Albertus was modelled to resemble letters carved into bronze. Retrieved 9 October Apart from regular OT stuff e.
It is available in light and italic varieties. This page was last edited on 8 Octoberat The face began as titling capitals. Albertus is a glyphic serif display typeface designed by Berthold Wolpe in the period to for the British branch of the printing company Monotype.
Eventually a lowercase roman was added, and later a strongly cursive, narrow italic. Wolpe later designed Pegasusa spiky serif design intended to complement Albertus with more body text-oriented proportions.
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