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Bowtell [Boudle], John

Elisabeth Leedham-Green.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Graphic Design and Typography. 805 words.

Bowtell [Boudle], John (1753–1813), bookbinder and philanthropist, the third son of Joseph Boudle (c.1722–1757) and his wife, Margery (c.1720–1780), was born on 1 August 1753, and baptized...

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Moon, William

Henry Davey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 967 words.

Moon, William (1818–1894), inventor of typography for blind people, was descended from an old Sussex family seated at Rotherfield. He was born at Horsmonden, Kent, on 18 December 1818, the...

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