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Written by Edoardo Mustafic   
Tuesday, 26 May 2009 00:00
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Martin Clark at work at Tilleys Printing on Ledbury Portal

Martin Clark locking up a form.

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All photographs copyright Edoardo Mustafic.

 Tilleys Printing on Ledbury Portal

Detail of a typecase - the small compartments are for individual letters, numbers, punctuation and spaces. The fag is for enjoyment.

Tilleys Printing

Tilleys Printing

Tilleys Printing

Detail of a poem being set on a gallery. Typefaces - Cheltenham and Garamond Abbey.

Tilleys Printing

A poster on the floor waiting to be distributed.

N.B. The type is cut in wood and some cast in metal. Guttenberg is the most famous man to make this form of type in 1450. Caxton introduced it to England in 1476. Travelling presses then made the printed word available to everyone.

Tilleys Printing

Tilleys Printing



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