Technology & history

Pressgang tour and lunch a chance to see renovated museum

Jul 23, 2018 at 09:06 pm by Staff

A meeting of Sydney Pressgang at Penrith Museum of Printing in September will be an opportunity for those interested to see the newly-renovated museum 'in action'. A tour of t.... Read More

Wayzgoose weekend brings Wimble's print history alive

Mar 27, 2018 at 03:05 am by Staff

The name of inkmaker and typefounder Frederick Wimble is writ large on Good Friday week when an inaugural lecture and the return of a traditional wayzgoose brings print fans t.... Read More

Movie block collectors face a multimillion bonanza

Feb 18, 2018 at 07:32 pm by Staff

A heartening tale about the value of tangible print history comes with the US$10 million valuation of a collection of old letterpress printing blocks. Friends Marilyn Wagner a.... Read More

Rare Kiwi Cossars win stay of execution, thanks to NZME

Nov 26, 2017 at 05:03 pm by Staff

With a stay of execution on its present location, there are hopes for a new future for two Cossar presses in Pahiatua, New Zealand, with the formation of an action committee t.... Read More

First donations come in to save the Kiwi Cossars

Sep 25, 2017 at 09:11 pm by Staff

Contributions have begun to come in to a fund to restore the Kiwi Cossars, with a Pahiatua pensioner first to make a donation. "They just called in and donated $300 cash for t.... Read More