Exploring Printing Heritage

National Print Museum, Dublin , Ireland

An Introduction to Exploring Printing Heritage, Caroline Archer-Parré; Uncovering Gray’s Printing Press: A Collaborative Journey of Discovery, Julieanne McMahon, Cultural Heritage Curator, The National Trust; Collaborative Projects Celebrating the Story of Printing in Ireland, Mary Plunkett, Graphic artist, letterpress printer and Education Officer at the National Print Museum and Carla Marrinan Funder, CEO, National Print […]

History of the Printed Image Network


Henrietta Lockhart, Throwing Light on the Edwardians: a collection of printing blocks from Brookes Ward lighting company. In 2023, Winterbourne House and Garden received a donation of hundreds of printing blocks depicting components from light fittings. Wrapped in paper packages, many of the blocks had not seen the light of day since the 1920s. With […]

Fabulous Fonts: a celebration of lettering

Winterbourne House, University of Birmingham , United Kingdom

A special event featuring: Lynne Baggett of Louisiana State University talking about gravestone lettering styles Mark Noad of the Lettering Arts Trust talking about contemporary wood blocks and lettering artists David Osbaldestin from Birmingham City University sharing his love of typography Caroline Archer-Parré hosts a visit the Winterbourne Typographic Library Henrietta Lockhart leads a handling […]