Biography

Baskerville’s portrait. He was famous for his colourful clothes, red, green and gold being his preferred hues.

Baskerville’s portrait. He was famous for his colourful clothes, red, green and gold being his preferred hues.

John Baskervilles, an English designer of type and also printer. He stared to work as printer and publisher during the 1750. He began his career as a writing master than moved to stone cutting. Baskerville engraved as an advertisement for his lettering designs for gravestone. Then eventually led to manufacture of type for the printing press. He also produced his very first book.

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