Bicentenary of the Columbian Press

The Columbian Press was invent­ed in 1813 by George Cly­mer, though it ulti­mate­ly proved more pop­u­lar in the Unit­ed King­dom. You can read more about its typ­i­cal appear­ance and dec­o­ra­tion and of how it oper­ates. The restored Grand Gallery of the Nation­al Muse­um of Scot­land in Edin­burgh has an exam­ple built in 1865 by the […]