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The Whittington Press Open Day

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    2012 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Nomad Letterpress (makers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Letterpress poster

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Nomad Letterpress

  • Museum number:

    E.795-2014

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Letterpress poster on dark blue paper for The Whittington Press Open Day, Saturday 1st September, 2012. The poster depicts highlights from the line-up of the printmakers including the makers themselves. It is also listed 'Secondhand type and machinery for sale', 'Marbling Demonstration', 'Skittle Lane', 'Dog Show', 'Morris Dancers', etc. Letters spelling out 'Presstival' are represented in a large bunting style motif across the top of the sheet.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

2012 (made)

Artist/maker

Nomad Letterpress (makers)

Materials and Techniques

Letterpress poster

Dimensions

Height: 47 cm, Width: 36 cm

Descriptive line

Letterpress poster by the Nomad Letterpress advertising The Whittington Press Open Day. Great Britain, 2012.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Letterpress; Printing

Subjects depicted

Festivals; Printmakers; Advertising; Printing; Typeface

Categories

Printed pages & sheets; Printmaking techniques; Advertising; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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