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Maid in Britain: The sensory pleasures of printing and pressing
Mary from Maid in Britain has been in touch — the Rufford Printing Co in Mawdesley, Lancashire helped me produce a booklet — a first for them I think — typeset on the last Intertype machine of its kind ever made and which was in use at the Guardian until 1987 — then hand printed…
Pressing On: The Letterpress Film - St Bride Foundation
Friends at St Brides are showing Pressing On: The Letterpress Film. 27 October, 6pm to 9pm. More details on the St Bride website.
CPHC: Way goose origins
Article from the Centre for Printing History and Culture, on the origins of the word ‘wayzgoose’ to describe a printers’ beano.
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