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Ralph Bruce
How William Caxton Brought the Printing Press to England (Original) (Signed)

How William Caxton Brought the Printing Press to England (Original) (Signed) by Ralph Bruce at The Illustration Art Gallery

Ref: BruceCaxton (Click for LARGE picture)

Artist: Ralph Bruce (biography)
Medium: Watercolour on Board
Size: 10" x 8" (250mm x 210mm)
Date: 1968
Signature: Signed by Artist bottom right below image

This is the Signed original Watercolour painting by Ralph Bruce.

William Caxton was a successful merchant before turning to printing. It was on a trip to Cologne that he spotted a press using moveable soft metal type.

He was already an amateur translator of the classics and so put the two ideas together realising how quickly and cheaply translated books might be printed in England.

From Look and Learn 364 (4 January 1969).


Price:  150.00
     IN STOCK        $

        

Ralph Bruce

Ralph Bruce