Archives for July 2013

Explore Bartholomew’s Printing Offices

The Nation­al Library of Scot­land has added the Dun­can Street Explor­er to the dig­i­tal col­lec­tions avail­able on its web­site. This build­ing, in the New­ing­ton area of Edin­burgh, was occu­pied by the firm of John Bartholomew & Son Ltd from 1911 to 1995. The site incor­po­rates pho­tographs, audio record­ings, and floor plans to tell the story […]

Printing the Wipers Times

Fol­low­ing on from Tim Hon­nor’s adven­tures with his Arab press, the BBC have some infor­ma­tion about the pro­gramme on their web­site. The dra­ma fol­lows the for­tunes of the paper pro­duced on the West­ern Front after a print­ing press was found in ruins at Ypres in 1916. The pro­gramme will be broad­cast lat­er this year.