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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, Speedy Note
Letterpress Stationery, Speedy Note

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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Hamlet Broadside

The classic verse of empowerment from Shakespeare's Hamlet stands out boldly when printed from historic metal type at the RIT Cary Collection. This broadside is typeset in Eve Heavy, designed by Rudolf Koch in the early 1920s for the Klingspor typefoundry. It is printed on a fine quality tan laid paper, suitable for framing.


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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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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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Letterpress Stationery, love
Letterpress Stationery, love

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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Comics Studies Monograph Series 1–3

RIT Press is pleased to announce a new series on Popular Culture, beginning with three ground-breaking titles in the Comics Studies Monograph Series, edited by Dr. Gary Hoppenstand, Professor of English at Michigan State University. Written by some of the finest scholars working in comics studies, each title is attractively designed in a uniform format and examines the history, the dynamic art and culture of comics and graphic novels. 


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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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$7.00

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