Fann Street Foundry

Founded by Robert Thorne in 1794, specializing in display types. The foundry was bought by William Thorowgood in 1820, by Robert Besley in 1849, became Reed & Fox in 1866 and closed in 1906, after which designs passed to Stephenson Blake.

Foundry details

  • Location:
    Fann Street Foundry
    United Kingdom
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