More on Type and Letterpress

As I talked about in a previous post, I recently visited with a former newspaper compositor named Herman Mueller to learn more about traditional typesetting. What was amazing about the visit was not only the work that went into printing text, but all of the small machinery necessary to do detail work on prints. Check out the slideshow below to learn a little bit more about the hand-powered equipment he used prior to the invention of modern printing techniques:

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A huge thank you to Mr. Mueller for allowing me to visit his shop and giving me such great insight into traditional print processes.

(www.ardentdisplays.com)

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