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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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May 15, 2022 // AEPM webmaster

Schriftproben in der Forschung – Interdisziplinäre Perspektiven aus Wissenschaft, Sammlungseinrichtungen und Design

Workshop Schriftproben in der Forschung – Interdisziplinäre Perspektiven aus Wissenschaft, Sammlungseinrichtungen und Design 10. / 11. Juni 2022 Deutsches Technikmuseum Um ihre Sortimente an Schriften, Sonderzeichen und Schmuckelementen bei den Buchdruckereien zu bewerben, gaben Schriftgießereien ab Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts teils aufwendig gestaltete und hochwertig gedruckte Schriftproben heraus. Darin wurden Druckschriften als globale Handelsprodukte vermarktet,

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May 9, 2022 // AEPM webmaster

News from Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum

April 8, 2022 // pressemuseet

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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