Letterpress Posters of Marcel and Cloister Initials.
Two recent digital font releases have accompanying letterpress posters that have been produced and we are able to offer for sale on a limited basis. We have 100 of each and they are available for $25 each (plus shipping) or both for $40
CLOISTER INITIALS 11" x 17"
Printing was done at the Hamilton Wood Type and Printing Museum by Richard Kegler, during the APA Wayzgoose event. The newly cast 120 point initials were set up on a Vandercook proofing press and run with black ink on 100# Mohawk Superfine paper. The large G printed with silver ink is a photochemically etched block from the newly redrawn Goudy Initials. The colophon also printed in silver is hand set Bank Gothic and reads: "HAND PRINTED IN JUNE 2014 AT HAMILTON WOOD TYPE & PRINTING MUSEUM FROM P22'S DIGITAL LTC GOUDY INITIALS AND 120 POINT CLOISTER INITIALS, WHICH WERE NEWLY CAST BY GREGORY WALTERS FROM MATRICES HELD AT THE RIT CARY GRAPHIC ARTS COLLECTION"
MARCEL 11" x 15"
This specimen features a deep letterpress impression in 2 colors on ivory heavyweight Stonehenge paper with a deckle on the right side. The colophon reads:"THIS LETTERPRESS BROADSIDE WAS PRINTED AT THE NOMADIC PRESS OF ST. PAUL MINNESOTA ON A VANDERCOOK UNIVERSAL ONE USING STONEHENGE PAPER. THE FONT P22 MARCEL SCRIPT WAS DESIGNED BY CAROLYN PORTER AND IS AVAILABLE FROM THE P22 TYPE FOUNDRY." This poster is Free with the purchase of the full Marcel Script Family