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Memorial

Edward Johnston Edward Johnston

Credit for this entry to:
Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

Plaque: Edward Johnston

Erection date: 1977

Inscription

Edward Johnston, 1872 - 1944, master calligrapher lived here, 1905 - 1912. Greater London Council

Note: the font used on this plaque is not "English Heritage’s own unique font" to quote EH but London Underground’s own font, New Johnston sans serif, the 1979 version of the font designed by Johnston and introduced in 1916.  Three other Underground-related EH plaques use this font: Frank Pick, Lord Ashfield and Harry Beck (Wesley Road).

Site: Edward Johnston (1 memorial)

W6, Hammersmith Terrace, 3

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Edward Johnston

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