Archives for December 2012

Print Networks Conference 2013

The thir­­ty-first Print Net­works Con­fer­ence on the His­to­ry of the British book trade will take place at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Chich­ester on 23rd-25th July 2013. ‘Trav­el, Topog­ra­phy and the Book Trade’ has been cho­sen as the theme for the con­fer­ence, broad­ly defined. Any papers relat­ing to the pro­duc­tion, dis­tri­b­u­tion and recep­tion of texts and images […]

Bartholomew Exhibition

Putting Scot­land on the Map is the Nation­al Library of Scotland’s exhi­bi­tion about the world of John Bartholomew and Son, the famous Edin­burgh map print­ing firm. As well as maps and atlases, the exhi­bi­tion includes items from the Bartholomew Archive held in the Library, which doc­u­ments 200 years of the firm’s his­to­ry. On 31 Jan­u­ary […]

Blairgowrie Printers

The Ericht Trust are appeal­ing for funds to enable the pro­duc­tion of a film about Blair­gowrie Print­ers ‘its peo­ple, how it worked and what it did’. Blair­gowrie Print­ers were the town’s local print­ing firm from the 19th cen­tu­ry until quite recent­ly, and in addi­tion print­ed the Blair­gowrie Adver­tis­er until 1978. More details of the film and […]