Ogilby's Britannia reflects the engraved letterforms published in Britain's first Road Atlas published in 1675. John Ogilby employed numerous Surveyors, Weywisers (measuring wheel), Cartographers, Plate Engravers and Printers in the production of his revolutionary book. This typeface seeks to capture the engraver's vernaculer of the 17th century utilised annotate and ornament the topography of our post roads using for the first time - a standard unit mile.

 


Ogilby's Britannia