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To learn more about the engraver of the 17th-century head-piece pictured to the left, see the IN BRIEF biography for Wenceslaus Hollar.

See our related Technical Report documenting font display problems with the Google Chrome browser: specifically, the negative impact on Web typography & information design when Google Chrome offers only spotty support for CSS’s font-family property.

For more about forthcoming projects planned for this website, see the PREVIEWS section.


First Published:  February 2015
Revised (substantive):  28 June 2022

Under Construction

S O R R Y,  but this page — giving detailed font-metric comparisons for five popular serif fonts (Cambria, DejaVu Serif, Georgia, Liberation Serif, Times New Roman) & ten popular sans-serif fonts (Arial, Calibri, Carlito, Corbel, DejaVu Sans, Liberation Sans, Lucida Sans, Segoe UI, Trebuchet, Verdana) — is still under construction.

17th-century head-piece showing six boys with farm tools, by Wenceslaus Hollar

We apologize for the inconvenience, and hope that you will return to check on its progress another time.

If you have specific questions relating to’s ongoing research projects, contact the website editor.