Category Archive: historical uses

Recreating a set of Elizabethan Trencher: Outlining the Process

Following the introduction to this project, it occurred to me that setting out a rough outline of the process I’ve been involved in would be helpful. It hasn’t been linear, of course –… Continue reading

Recreating a set of Elizabethan Trenchers: an Introduction

Part of the appeal of researching early methods of print production is the possibility of recreating objects which use prints as part of their decoration or function. With this in mind, I decided… Continue reading

Uses for prints in a pre-1600 world: an ongoing series

It can be very hard to understand not only the importance, but the scope, of printed materials in the Pre-Industrialised world. It’s easy to come up with the analogy of the printing press… Continue reading