Technology & history

Fears for letterpress museum after state pushes ahead on stadium

Aug 11, 2022 at 12:33 am by admin

There are fears for Australia’s largest-remaining letterpress museum following a contentious decision to resume the land it stands on for a new sports stadium. The NSW.... Read More

‘Labour of love’ print diaries take a place at St Bride’s

May 05, 2022 at 01:41 am by admin

Australian print recruitment consultant James Cryer’s six-year labour of love has been recognised with a place in a library in the heartland of Britain’s printing.... Read More

Casting around as a Mohr mystery gets us all into hot metal

Jan 25, 2022 at 06:36 pm by admin

The death of a possible descendant has cast thoughts back to the inventor of one of the enabling technologies of the letterpress era… and created a new mystery. It sta.... Read More

Video tells of 125 years’ of buzzing Bee's tech revolution

Jan 12, 2022 at 10:41 am by admin

Forget that the offices of the De Queen Bee aren’t as grand as they were, the aspirations more modest than in 1897. The Arkansas newspaper – created when the rail.... Read More

Pickets’ memory lane is just a walk up the creek

Jul 09, 2021 at 11:40 am by admin

Who’d have thought it – that the once-polluted Milton creek I recall, makes a sailing mag’s best boating destinations. With a paper mill at one end and one.... Read More