Dan Wood has been a favorite of ours for years and this print is part of the reason why.
"Tramps! A Miscellany of Printers Portraits", by Dan Wood and Katherine Cummings, is a two color letterpress print from polymer plates, with the title hand-set in Bernhard Gothic lead type. Using images selected from the hundreds of recently scanned printers portraits at the Daniel Berkeley Updike HIstory of Printing Collection in the Providence Public Library, the print focuses on early printers of the 15th and 16th centuries, with Benjamin Franklin and a few other later eccentrics thrown in for good measure
Dan and Katherine used Somerset Textured 300gsm softwhite for this project.
A portion of the sale of this artwork will be donated to the Daniel Berkeley Updike History of Printing Collection at the Providence Public Library Special Collections.