Hamilton goes to Tipoteca

I went to visit our sister (museum). If you don't have a sister you've been deprived of something/someone very special. Sisters take care of you, sisters make sure you have enough to eat, sisters show you crannies of the universe you didn't know existed. This is the case with Hamilton Wood Type's sister museum, Tipoteca Italiana, located north of Venice,... Read More »

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Unpacking the Enquirer Collection

As we wander the back warehouse part of the museum, it’s interesting to wonder what it would be like to have a group of bright, hard working individuals to help organize the collection, particularly our largest and most recent addition to the museum, The Enquirer blocks, acquired in 2015 from Cincinnati, Ohio. Enter Professors Paul Brown and David Wolske with... Read More »

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The Birth of a Wood Type

P22 Type Foundry and The Hamilton Wood Type Museum have announced the newest addition to the Hamilton Wood Type Legacy Project: Brylski by Nick Sherman, named for retired wood type cutter Norb Brylski and designed to be cut as wood type at the museum in Two Rivers, WI. It incorporates several themes that were common in 19th-century type design, including... Read More »

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Silver Buckle Press

On April 8 a group from the UW-Madison libraries made a trip to Two Rivers. They joined us at the museum for a tour and a printing demonstration in the new location of Silver Buckle Press. After more than four decades at UW-Madison, the collection was relocated to the museum under a long-term agreement between Hamilton and the University of... Read More »

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The Story of Coated Paper

By: Ferkó Goldinger, Marketing Manager, Appleton Coated, fgoldinger@appletoncoated.com Article reproduced in its entirety from UPPERCASE #33, courtesy of Janine Vangool, UPPERCASE. As you’ve no doubt noticed, the page you’re perusing looks and feels altogether different from most of this issue. Indeed, most issues of UPPERCASE. Faithful readers of UPPERCASE (this writer included) love the look and feel of its pages.... Read More »

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