This English lay is that given in Southward: Practical Printing (1882 and 5th ed 1900), as the improved lay used by some provincial newspapers. The Provincial News lay is the companion Upper. Note the position of y in the Lower case, where most lays put spacing.
Some other Lower case lays given by Southward are an Old lay, an Improved lay, a Times Office lay, and an American lay.
The empty case configuration is shown as Lower case.
|Other empty cases|
ie with the boxes left blank
|Other type layouts|
ie with characters assigned to boxes
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