We’re celebrating publication of History of the Monotype Corporation at the Type Archive, 100 Hackford Road, London SW9 0QU · 23 February 2015 · 6.30–9.30pm
The working machinery of Monotype’s hot-metal service is housed and operated from the Type Archive in London SW9. The PHS is contributing to the costs of a publication party for the splendid History of the Monotype Corporation, co-published by Vanbrugh Press, and hosted at the Type Archive (TA) on Monday, 23 February 2015. Time 6.30 to 9.30.
This is a RSVP ticketed event at £ 15.00 per person: please register your acceptance as soon as possible, to secure a place.
This will be a memorable evening. Much of the TA will be open for demonstration of unique skills, and canapés will be provided by the award-winning Food Show.
Aldus Manutius, 500 years to today, by Nicolas Barker
6 February 1515 marks the date of the death of Aldus Manutius, the great Venetian scholar printer. During the evening, at 7.30 pm, Nicolas Barker, the leading expert on Aldus, will speak on Aldus Manutius, 500 Years to Today to mark this momentous occasion. It will be the second salvo of a series of Aldine events taking place across Europe and the USA during 2015, as a tribute to his immense contribution to literacy and the printed word, both in his own time and in today’s typographic world.
The Type Archive is located between Oval and Stockwell London Underground stations – and on the following London bus routes: 3, 59, 133, 159, 415.
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