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An Alphabet of Organic Type (ca.1650)

- May 27, 2014 in Alphabet, botanical, grotesque, letters, organic, typography

A stunning series of letterforms designed in the mid-17th century, writhing forms which hover somewhere between the monstrous and floral

An Alphabet of Organic Type (ca.1650)

- May 27, 2014 in Alphabet, botanical, grotesque, letters, organic, typography

A stunning series of letterforms designed in the mid-17th century, writhing forms which hover somewhere between the monstrous and floral

The World According to Pitt

- October 1, 2013 in childhood, collections, Curator's Choice, Digital Copy: No Additional Rights, georgian, Hester Pitt, letters, National Archives, texts, Texts: 18th, Texts: Non-fiction, UK National Archives, Underlying Work: PD Worldwide, Wikimedia Commons, William Pitt, William Pitt the Younger

Jo Pugh, researcher at the UK National Archives, explores the newly digitised letters of former British Prime Minister William Pitt the Younger and his sister Hester, and how their contents shed an intimate light on one of the most politically influential families in British history.