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Pushing Ink Into Paper: Traditional Letterpress

February 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Sharon Koomler+Jerry Grant

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.

Adventure Specifics:

Town: New Lebanon, NY
Place: Home workshop
Length of Adventure: 1.5 - 2 hours
Cost per Person: $35.00
Min/max guests: 4/6
Appropriate Dress: Wear comfortable shoes and clothing
Availability: Sunday, February 18th - CLOSED; contact guide to schedule an alternate date
Complimentary Take-Home: Letterpress notebook
Available for Purchase: Stationery and printed products
Time Standing/Walking: 1.5 - 2 hours
Are Chairs Available?: Yes
Is Adventure Wheelchair Accessible?: No


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February 18
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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