Printing History is Bigger in Texas

Keelin Burrows is the curator of The Printing Museum in Houston. After completing a three-year curatorial fellowship at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, in the Modern and Contemporary Decorative Arts and Design Department, she applied for and was awarded this curatorial position in 2012. The museum was founded by commercial printers in the late […]

Rare 2,000-year-old documents found in London mud

LONDON — They came, they saw, they got down to business. Archaeologists announced Wednesday they have discovered hundreds of writing tablets from Roman London – including the oldest handwritten document ever found in Britain – in a trove that provides insight into the city’s earliest history as a busy commercial town. London dig yields 2,000-year-old […]

The Cub Rotary Printing Press

In my hunt for Print collectibles I have never stumbled across a better example for children of the printing process. This “Toy” gives a child a first hand attempt at setting type through the letterpress printing process.  I found my first Cub Rotary Printing Press at an antique store, but it was VERY incomplete.  Just an impression […]