History, grad school, and gravestones!
Beautiful in its simplicity. The carvers of Trajan's Column would own it as one of their offspring.Matthew Carter's font Matinia was designed to incorporate some of the classic stone ligatures, although I don't know that it includes all of the ones you can find on Boston-area gravestones.—RJO
And a detail: Is that a dot over the I in DIED? The several middots separating the words look like they were produced with round drills, but the mark over the I looks like a little serifed caltrop.—RJO
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