Empty French Upper Case


This French configuration corresponds to the layout shown by Muller: Nouveau Manuel de Typographie (nd but c.1910) as one of the many models of haut de casse, this one being La Française. The typecase is partitioned centrally into a left hand and right hand bay, and unlike the older Upper of Moxon (1683), and Diderot (1751), etc., it has additional boxes in the bottom right hand row for the superior characters. Other, eg Belgian, versions have additional small boxes, such as the Casse Ordinaire of Dumont (1915). The actual layout is French Upper.

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This page was written in 1999 by David Bolton and last updated 28 November 01.