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Diana Gabaldon keepsake completed

Finished the Diana Gabaldon broadside. 13×10″ sheet size, 2 colors. Additional bit of a tag line and credits tastefully printed on the back side. I had to print 200 of them as the event has been sold out. 360 more words

Letterpress

A keepsake for Diana Gabaldon

Last fall I started doing occasional ephemeral printing for the National Writers Series and started with a poem for Nikki Giovanni. Now, with very short notice, I’ve received the “go ahead” from Diana Gabaldon’s publishers to do something for her evening of conversation at the Traverse City Opera House with the NWS. 426 more words

Letterpress

First Medical Publication in America? SMALLPOX!

On January 21st, 1677, the first medical publication in America was circulating around Boston. It’s message? How to manage smallpox.

The pamphlet was a broadside, 12 inches by 17 inches, and written by Reverend Thomas Thacher. 267 more words

Medical History

Horrid Murders and Hidden Meanings

There are many undoubtedly shocking details in this report of a truly ‘horrid-murder,’ but perhaps the most shocking of all is that it never happened. 924 more words

Beer Review #9: Adnam's Broadside

The Challenge: to try every real ale and stout sold at Waitrose. For those of you who don’t know, that’s a lot of beer… 168 more words

Ben Franks