History and Reference

Typoretum: Banging Out – Fleet Street Remembered

“Banging Out” was a way of news­pa­per print­ers com­mem­or­at­ing some­thing spe­cial: a long-serving employ­ee retir­ing or even the clos­ure of the presses.  This short film, via. Typo­retum, explains the tradition.

Source: Banging Out – Fleet Street Remembered. – A Blog about Typo­graphy, Let­ter­press and Print­ing His­tory | News from Typoretum