Type specimen brief: Gill Sans Classification

Gill Sans falls under the Humanist classification. Humanist classified typefaces are based off of Roman Capitals, which you can clearly see in Gill Sans. Humanist type faces often contain much difference in stroke widths within each character. In Gill Sans this difference is mainly scene in the descenders and ascenders. Gill Sans is, quite obviously, sans serif typeface. There is not a serif version of this typeface.

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