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Pushing Ink into Paper: Traditional Letterpress

Jerry Grant and Sharon Koomler share the history of letterpress printing and open their Victorian-style print shop for tours. They will demonstrate their craft — designing, setting type and operating the presses — using late 19th and mid-20th century equipment. Interested persons may create and print their own keepsake on a small tabletop press. Ages 12 and older are welcome.

Guides: Jerry Grant & Sharon Koomler

Adventure Specifics:

Town: New Lebanon
Place: Home workshop
Length of Adventure: 1.5 - 2 hours
Cost per Person: $35.00
Min/max guests: 4/10
Availability: By appointment only
Complimentary Take-Home: Letterpress notebook
Time Standing/Walking: 90 minutes
Are Chairs Available?: Yes
Is Adventure Wheelchair Accessible?: No

Additional Notes:

Ages 12 and older only, please. Wear comfortable clothing & shoes.




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