The San Francisco Public Library presents
The American Printing History Association's Lieberman Lecture
Reproductive Arts in America: Lithography Challenges Letterpress
an illustrated talk with David Pankow
The 20th century rivalry between letterpress printing and offset lithography was a colorful one as each vied for the commercial color printing market. Join us for a Mad Men-style tour of promotional materials and a glimpse behind the scenes of this advertising history story.
David Pankow is Director of the RIT Press at Rochester Institute of Technology in New York which is dedicated to the innovative use of new publishing technology while continuing to publish titles that document graphic communication processes, printing history, and bookmaking.
Saturday, July 20, 2013
Lower Level, Main Library
San Francisco Public Library
100 Larkin Street