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of someone who is not on this listserv.
The New York Chapter of the American Printing History Association is
pleased to announce that this Thursday November 13, 2003 Peter Bain will
speak on "Film Type," November 13, 6 p.m. at The Grolier Club (47 East 60th
During the display type era in New York, wherein film and photographic
media freed type design from the constraints of metal, designers embraced
phototypesetting and made New York City a center of new typeface design.
Bain will discuss this period, present specimens and offer a critique of
[Not mentioned in APHA's public announcement is the fact that Professor
Bain has collected photo fonts for many years. It's an under-collected and
under-studied area. His company's website is www.incipit.com. -PR]
The lecture are free and open to the public. For information on APHA New
York Chapter programs and membership, call Lowell Bodger at 212 777-0841 or
write to APHA/NY, P.O. Box 1074, New York, NY 10276.
Paul W. Romaine
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Vice President for Membership
The American Printing History Association http://www.printinghistory.org