Fig.1 — The Major Organs in the Human Body
Letterpress print —
Designed / set & printed (Winter 2013)
in various Grotesques & Egyptian wood types.
Printed in Metallic Bronze ink
with a credit set in 14pt Monotype Baskerville Old Face (169) Roman / Italic & Small Caps.
Printed in a Limited edition of 24
on 280gsm Somerset Black
(3 deckle & 1 trimmed edge)
final sheet size 560 x 760mm (22 x 30 inches).
The Initial proofs in black ink, cut & carefully pasted onto newsprint.
Detail of the reverse of the final printing form with intricate paper ‘Make ready’.
The different colour papers all have a different thickness to help level the wood type ready for printing.
Initial proof of ‘credit’ printed on newsprint for position & refinement.
The Final ‘forme’, made-up & locked in position onto the Vandercook Universal IV Press.