Tuesday, March 06, 2007

"Out of Sorts" Typography Exhibition

Enjoy the latest library exhibition featuring a short survey of typography from the hand press period (1450-1800). The exhibit features the major processes of designing and producing copper matrices, casting type with a moulde, and composing type by hand. Textual information is supplemented with original printing artifacts on loan from the Landis Valley Museum, Lancaster, PA. Also featuring hand cast metal types produced during Stan Nelson's Introduction to the History of Typography course, Rare Book School, Summer 2006.

The exhibition will run from March 1, 2007 through May 31, 2007. Enjoy, and please post your comments!

Shadek-Fackenthal Library Main Lobby - 5 cases total