Yale University School of Art
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New Haven, Connecticut, 06520-8339
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GRAPHIC DESIGN ART 006, Art of the Printed Word

Introduction to the art and historical development of letterpress printing and to the evolution of private presses. Survey of hand printing; practical study of press operations using antique platen presses and the cylinder proof press. Material qualities of printed matter, connections between content and typographical form, and word/image relationships. Enrollment limited to freshman. Preregistration required; see under Freshman Seminar Program.

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