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A History of Print and Printing

Tuesday 27 February - Tuesday 27 March

  • Time: 18:00 - 20:00
  • Days of Week: Tuesdays
  • Course Code: AC18220
  • Subject: Arts and Culture
  • Level: SUITABLE FOR ALL
  • Tutor: Julian Walker
  • Max students: 16
  • Number of Sessions: 5
  • Status: Available/A
  • Cost: £91
  • Concs. : £68
This course looks at the history of print and printing in its social, economic and cultural context, exploring: the problems faced by early printers; the economics of early printing and how this affected the printed page; the social, legal and moral position of printers; the techniques of printing and the audiences for art prints; the technological developments of the nineteenth century, and the twentieth century revival of letterpress.

The course will involve inspection of original material from the fifteenth century to the present, some of it taken from the Bishopsgate archives.

For more information about this course and what you will learn, see the course outline.

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