was cut by Benjamin Fox
for the London Fann Street Foundry
, and first released in 1845. It was the first typeface to receive copyright protection.
Clarendon’s close affinity with neo-classical Roman type, particularly the newspaper typeface Century
, gives it clarity as a text face. Ball terminals add to its readability. In 1953, Hermann Eidenbenz
designed a Clarendon font family for the Haas Type Foundry in Frankfurt am Main which is still in use today.
Typographical design using Clarendon by the New York designer Andrew Kueneman