Posts Tagged ‘printing’

November 7

Eric Gill, printer, type designer, engraver, and long-established critic of the machine in the affairs of mankind, wrote to G.K’s Weekly on this date in 1925: “Sir: With reference to the letter of M.W.S. Roe in your issue of October 17. The matter of machinery is one to which you will be giving your official [...]

August 17

From the press established in Lima, Peru by the Italian printer Antonio Ricardo, there issued on August 17, 1854 the first piece of printing known to have been produced on the South American continent. Ricardo, a native of Turin, ha originally traveled to Mexico City about the year 1570, where he worked occasionally with the [...]