Re: Typography video

Sara Jane Pearman (pearman@cma-oh.org)
Tue, 13 Jun 2000 12:45:40 -0700 (PDT)

Thanks for the information

Sara Jane Pearman

At 12:04 PM 6/13/00 -0700, you wrote:
>Here's a record from the Art on Screen Database that seems to match your
>query (about 23 other records came up when I did a search on
>"typography"):
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> Title: COLONIAL PRINTER
> Series Title: Eighteenth-Century Life in Williamsburg, Virginia
> Data: 27 min. col. 16mm
> Year: 1952
> Country of Prod'n: United States
> Language: English
> Producing Agency: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
> Sources: Kent State University Audio Visual Services ; Michigan State
> University (Rental) ; University of California/Los
Angeles Instr. Media Library ;
> Utah State University (Rental) ; Rental-see Educational
> Film & Video Locator
> Synopsis: Describes an episode in the life of Peter Thompson, a
> printer's apprentice in Williamsburg,
> Virginia in 1775. Shows the various jobs he must learn;
> pictures the other employees of
> the printer's shop, including a journeyman and an
> indentured servant. Dramatizes Peter's part in
> discovering and publishing the news of the raid by
> British troops on the Williamsburg arsenal.
> Eighteenth-Century Life in Williamsburg, Virginia series.
> (University of Illinois )
> Genre Film: History ; Docudrama
> Aud./Grade Level: Elementary ; Junior High ; High School
> Suggested Uses: General Information
> Subject Headings: Graphic arts -- American Colonial; Typography -- North
> America -- United States -- Virginia -- Williamsburg
> -- 18C 1770D
>
>
> Assoc Concepts: Art and revolutions
> Artist on Camera: No
> Reviews: American Artist , Vol 27, No 2, Feb 63
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>Marc Sober voice : (410)396-4616
>Audio-Visual Department FAX : (410)545-7517
>Enoch Pratt Free Library e-mail: msober@epfl.
>400 Cathedral St. web: http://www.pratt.lib.md.us/slrc/sas

>Baltimore, MD 21201
>
>On Tue, 13 Jun 2000, Sara Jane Pearman wrote:
>
>> Would any of you excellent people be able to supply me with the details of
>> a video I saw a few years ago on typography. It showed a gentleman, in
>> 18th c. dress, making punches & casting type for printing. I think he may
>> have been from the Smithsonian. I have a need for it and can't even
>> remember the title, much less the gentleman's name.
>>
>> Thanks for any help, and please reply to me off list so as not to clutter
>> things up.
>>
>> Sara Jane Pearman
>> Cleveland Museum of Art
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