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Discursions of David W. Peat, type collector and character

By salvaging and using artifacts of printing history, individuals and institutions have preserved the craft of letterpress. Through interwoven anecdotal and historical evidence, we will explore the relationships of characters – human, metal, and wood – that connect letterpress’s survival through an unusual custodian, David W. Peat, and his extraordinary collection of 19th-century type. Seventy-three… Continue reading Discursions of David W. Peat, type collector and character