John Baskerville

John Baskerville (baptised 28 January 1707 – 8 January 1775) was an English businessman, in areas including japanning and papier-mâché, but he is best remembered as a printer and type designer.[1][2][3]

John Baskerville
Baskerville in later life, oil on canvas by James Millar.
Born28 January 1707 (baptised)
Wolverley, England
Died8 January 1775 (age 68)
Easy Hill, Birmingham, England
MonumentsIndustry and Genius
OccupationManufacturer, printer and type designer

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