Collection WP - Whittington Press Collection

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WP

Title

Whittington Press Collection

Date(s)

  • 1972 – present (Creation)

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Collection

Extent and medium

5 linear meters

Context area

Name of creator

(2001 - present)

Administrative history

Name of creator

(1990 - 2001)

Administrative history

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Purchases and donations since July 2001

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Scope and content

The Whittington Press was founded by John and Rose Randle in 1971 at Whittington Court near Cheltenham. The Press continues to produce hand-made books by letterpress, often incorporating text and wood engravings. Material is comprised of monographs, the Matrix journal [we are the only HEI in the UK to hold a full set], documents, posters, Christmas cards and photographs

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