Another series of pictures of the Caslon Letter Foundry at 22⁄23 Chiswell St., London. Caslon were taken over by Stephenson, Blake around 1937. Pictures from the St Bride Library via. the Gentle Author.
From the Historic England blog, a Brief Introduction to England’s Secret Printing Presses.
A great offer from a great letterpress printing organisation pic.twitter.com/MUCF6gyNcO — OxGuildPrinters (@OxGuildPrinters) May 11, 2015
The St. Bride Foundation will be holding a Wayzgoose — a printers’ fair — this coming Sunday 17 May between 11am and 4pm. Details at their website! [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1 m³!1d4966.100667204068!2d‑0.10542691534423829!3d51.51229256086154!2 m³!1f0!2f0!3f0!3 m²!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3 m³!1 m²!1s0x4876055c47318b3b%3A0x143cf4512f8f9f07!2sSt+Bride+Foundation!5e0!3 m²!1sen!2suk!4v1431625017273&w=600&h=450]
Nick at the Print Project has produced more bold work for the tickets for the Leeds Print Festival
A delightful picture of the component parts of a Model No. 3 press, rather like the Arab Erection Instructions!
An amazing project by Dave Hughes and John Cornelisse to scan the back copies of the Monotype Recorder. The Monotype Recorder both set the standard and documented the advance of typography at the hands of this firm and these PDFs will make fascinating reading. Thanks, both!
St Bride Foundation has proposed the temporary closure of the Library owing to nearby building works.
The nice people at Meticulous Ink are moving to another site in Bath
“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
The Gentle Author again looks at typefounders, and unearths historical images of the Caslon Letter Foundry
As written up by Justin from Fenner Paper — this explains the Printing Bike project