How to print newspapers in the 18th century
• How to print newspapers in the 18th century,
Located in Boston typography The Printing Office of Edes & Gill is known for being the oldest printed newspapers in the US technology of the 18th century. Printing doors are open to everyone who wants to - today it functions as a museum. Let's take a trip back in time and see how the printed newspaper 250 years ago.
All printing equipment are original, produced in the 18th century.
In the past years, it has repeatedly repaired and restored.
As used herein, the original technology of the 18th century, it is certainly not common in modern printing presses, offset printing, but for its time it was very good.
In the printing process demonstrates print The Boston Gazette and Country Journal - the most popular edition of Boston in 1755.
At the time the city was the capital of the British colony of Massachusetts.
It is interesting that in Boston in 1773 began the American Revolutionary War.
to refuel all the printing Gary Gregory - a historian and researcher of the colonial era.
His skills of ancient typography he was studying the works of the masters of the 18th century.
The majority of his working hours he now devotes conducting demonstrations of printing and lectures on art of the colonial press.
Gary is also a founder of the company, "The lessons of freedom," the purpose of which is to conduct peshehhodnyh excursions to historical sites of Boston.
The name of the company put on a name Dendzhamina Ides and John Gill - owners of The Boston Gazette and Country Journal - editions published since 1755.
According to one historian, this newspaper was perhaps the most influential Trani and determined the outcome of the American Revolutionary War.
Gary Gregory original costume shows protses book-printer printing works of the 18th century colonial era.