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Letterpress Stationery, crane
Letterpress Stationery, crane

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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Greeting Cards: Flowers
Greeting Cards: Flowers
Greeting Cards: Flowers
Greeting Cards: Flowers

Color plate printed by C.M. Search of Rochester, N.Y., 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. Held in Melbert B. Cary, Jr. Graphic Arts Collection.

Cards printed in color on front, blank inside.
8 cards, 2 each of 4 designs with envelopes.


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Letterpress Stationery, xo skull xo
Letterpress Stationery, xo skull xo

Limited supply!

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, hourglass
Letterpress Stationery, hourglass

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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Bestiary Wood Engraving Print

Wood engravings depicting twelve different exotic animals make an attractive print, suitable for framing. The images were carefully printed on the RIT Cary Collection's historic letterpress equipment, using 19th century wood blocks and a cream laid paper. Animals included: tiger, leopard, lion, hyena, eagle, camel, boar, elk, mountain goat, crocodile, kangaroo, and bear.


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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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Letterpress Stationery, Make a Wish
Letterpress Stationery, Make a Wish

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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Greeting Cards: London in the 19th Century
Greeting Cards: London in the 19th Century
Greeting Cards: London in the 19th Century
Greeting Cards: London in the 19th Century

Images from Metropolitan Improvements: London in the Nineteenth Century

London: Jones & Co., 1827.

 

Original drawings by Mr. Thomas H. Shepard, engraved by W. Wallis.
Held in Melbert B. Cary, Jr. Graphic Arts Collection.

 

Cards printed with image on front, blank inside. 8 cards, 2 each of 4 designs with envelopes.

 


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Lester Beall Poster: Radio

In the 1930s, much of rural America lacked electricity, power, and running water. The Rural Electrification Administration hired graphic designer Lester Beall to create a series of posters illustrating the benefits of electrification. These posters are from the first of three series, created in 1937. The original posters are held in the Lester Beall Archive, at RIT Cary Graphic Arts Collection.


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Lester Beall Poster Set 1
Lester Beall Poster Set 1
Lester Beall Poster Set 1

In the 1930s, much of rural America lacked electricity, power, and running water. The Rural Electrification Administration hired graphic designer Lester Beall to create a series of posters illustrating the benefits of electrification. These posters are from the first of three series, created in 1937. The original posters are held in the Lester Beall Archive, at RIT Cary Graphic Arts Collection.


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