Historical Lecture Series: Made in the Happy Valley - Hitchcock Press
Mon, Mar 10, 2014
Venue: Wistariahurst Museum
238 Cabot Street, Holyoke, MA 01040Contact:
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J. Guy Gaulin has over half a century of experience in the Graphic Arts. He owns Hitchcock Press, located in Holyoke, "The Paper City". The company is known for its fine letterpress printing and Guy is recognized for his letterpress expertise and his dedication to craftsmanship.
Guy will discuss Letterpress; and give a brief history of Letterpress from Gutenberg's invention, through its decline in the fifties, and its present day renaissance as a craft that offers printed items of exceptional beauty. Examples of Hitchcock Press' work will be shown. $7 general/$5 members