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Default Johnston Journeys at the museum depot

On Mon, Aug 14, 2017 at 11:06:09AM +0100, Basil Jet wrote:
On 2017\08\14 10:58, David Cantrell wrote:
I put some photos on the intertubes:

Forgot to say, very surprised by the serif version!

There are examples of it at Sudbury Town station.

I was also surprised by the square dots, not diamonds, in the colon and
in the semicolon (which exists on proof sheets but I don't remember ever
seeing on real signs). There's even an example with *round* dots on a
hand-painted bus destination board. On TfL's website the colon has
diamond dots:

Presumably this change was made in Johnston New and not reverted in
Johnston 100. Good, I think I prefer it being more consistent with the
tittles in i and j.

But I have noticed that the diamonds in what I assume are Johnston 100
on the website aren't just rotated squares, they have concave edges. I
think they're ugly. You'll see this if you blow up the text "Live
arrivals at ..." on the page linked above.

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