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Greeting Cards: Campus 50th Anniversary
Greeting Cards: Campus 50th Anniversary
Greeting Cards: Campus 50th Anniversary
Greeting Cards: Campus 50th Anniversary

In 2018, RIT celebrates 50 years at its modern campus in the town of Henrietta, NY. Under the leadership of Mark Ellingson, who served as RIT president for 33 years (1936 to 1969), RIT moved from downtown Rochester to the newly-built Henrietta campus in 1968. The university is celebrating this milestone with yearlong activities from July 2018 to June 2019. 


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Letterpress Stationery, eye
Letterpress Stationery, eye

These beautiful, simple stationery sets are printed by hand in limited runs at the Cary Collection, drawing from our historical collection of metal and wood type. Sheets are blank, with a color illustration at top. Colors may vary. 4 sheets with envelopes.


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Letterpress Stationery, Coffee
Letterpress Stationery, Coffee

These beautiful, simple stationery sets are printed by hand in limited runs at the Cary Collection, drawing from our historical collection of metal and wood type. Sheets are blank, with a color illustration at top. Colors may vary. 4 sheets with envelopes.


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Harper's Christmas card set

Illustration from Edward Penfield's Harper's Christmas poster. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1896, 44 x 33 cm, held in Melbert B. Cary, Jr. Graphic Arts Collection at RIT.

Set of 8 cards, printed in color, blank inside. Includes envelopes.

 

Also available individually.

 


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Letterpress Stationery, hands
Letterpress Stationery, hands

These beautiful, simple stationery sets are printed by hand in limited runs at the Cary Collection, drawing from our historical collection of metal and wood type. Sheets are blank, with a color illustration at top. Colors may vary. 4 sheets with envelopes.


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Letterpress Stationery, Canoe
Letterpress Stationery, Canoe

These beautiful, simple stationery sets are printed by hand in limited runs at the Cary Collection, drawing from our historical collection of metal and wood type. Sheets are blank, with a color illustration at top. Colors may vary. 4 sheets with envelopes.


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2015 APHA Conference Poster

This poster was created for the 2015 American Printing History Association conference, Printing on the Handpress & Beyond.

Orange impression: digital collage by Nancy Bernardo, printed with a photo polymer plate from Boxcar Press.

 

Green impression: typeset by Nancy Bernardo and Blayke Mackenzie Morrow with wood type from the Cary Graphic Arts Collection.

 

Printed by Amelia Hugill-Fontanel on Vandercook Presses at the RIT Cary Graphic Arts Collection.

 


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Sure to appeal to all typophiles, this poster elucidates the history of the job case, summarizes letterform nomenclature, and provides useful typeface classification examples. Printed with custom-mixed inks, it will find a welcome home in print shops, design studios, and libraries.


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Tote Bag: Peaches
Tote Bag: Peaches
Tote Bag: Peaches

This durable cotton tote bag is printed with a bright and cheery print of two peaches. It has plenty of room to carry your books, clothes, or groceries - you name it! Natural cotton cloth with four-color image. The illustration is from a color plate printed by C.M. Search of Rochester, NY, for a nurseryman's fruit and flower catalog. Search was active from 1880-1900 and often used watercolors and a stencil process to produce his lush and evocative images of horticulture products. The original is held in Melbert B. Cary, Jr. Graphic Arts Collection at RIT.


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Greeting Cards: Greenland
Greeting Cards: Greenland
Greeting Cards: Greenland
Greeting Cards: Greenland

This greeting card set features photographs from North by Nuuk: Greenland After Rockwell Kent, by Denis Defibaugh.

North by Nuuk is an intimate, contemporary look at the people and the social and primal geographic landscapes of Greenland. Photographer Denis Defibaugh presents his journey from Nuuk to the settlement of Illorsuit, 300 miles north of the Arctic Circle, following Rockwell Kent’s earlier footsteps and offering a fresh look at timeless Greenland.


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