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Letterpress Printing is Full of Characters

Hatch Show Print! Art Print Art Print 1 On Shelf No requests on this item Community Rating: 0 out of 5

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Call Number: Art Print
On Shelf At: Downtown Library

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Downtown 1st Floor Art Print Downtown Library On Shelf

Letterpress print. Hatch Show Print Established in 1879, Hatch Show Print reflects the history of American advertising and entertainment, as one of the oldest letterpress print shops in America. Each Hatch Show Print poster is a unique creation, individually handcrafted and inked onto paper in a technique that dates back several centuries. For much of the twentieth century, the shop's vibrant posters served as a leading advertising medium for Southern entertainment, ranging from vaudeville and minstrel shows to magicians and opera singers, from Negro League baseball games to B-movies. Today, musicians, and entertainers from around the world call on Hatch Show Print to design and print iconic posters using the shop's incredible archive of wood type and imagery.


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Description: 1 art print; dimensions 16.75 in. x 22.5 in.
Language: English
Format: Art Print