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letter press, desmond jeffery

Art, Design, Artefacts

Desmond Jeffery
Sunday, 13.12.2009

As a direct and elegant means of putting words on paper, letterpress remained vigorous until the end of its useful life about forty years ago. In 1950 the power of this unmediated route from original text to printed sheet caught the imagination of a young returning serviceman, Desmond Jeffery.



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