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An international printing heritage network

The AEPM shares knowledge, experience, initiatives, and resources in all fields of the graphic arts as they have been practised from the time of Gutenberg until the present day. Read more

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July 14, 2021 // AEPM webmaster

Letterpress equipment on offer

[Hong Kong] Vertical platen press and ancillary equipment Following the closure of the Shing Fat Printing Press, established in Hong Kong in 1972, the family of the founder of the firm are offering various items of letterpress equipment. Vertical platen press without motor Guillotine Pedal-operated stitcher Type, typecases and frames Possibility of Heidelberg windmill press

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July 12, 2021 // AEPM webmaster

Secret writing in the House of the Book

Museum finder

Printing and related museums in Europe and worldwide

Want to find a printing museum or other printing heritage organisation near you, or to visit when travelling? Try our Museum Finder

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Publications & conference proceedings

A variety of publications about printing and graphic heritage including profiles of printing museums, a selection of papers from previous AEPM conferences and a brief history of printing and related museums in the form of a timeline of the foundation dates of nearly two hundred printing and graphic heritage organisations worldwide.

A brief history of printing and related museums worldwide

in the form of a timeline of the foundation dates of nearly two hundred printing and graphic heritage organisations from 1843 to the present day