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Chromatic Wood Type Explained
Posted by: Matt Rieck 1 year, 2 months ago

In the middle of the American Victorian era (1860s–1870s) a new method of introducing a splash of color to letterpress printing was invented by William H. Page in Connecticut. Chromatic wood type allowed for a circus-like color effect to dance across the printed page. Through the passage of time and ...  read more

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