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An international Monotype memory



This popped up in my mailbox this morning. I forward it to any who may be
interested.

>Mime-Version: 1.0
>Date: Tue, 30 Jan 1996 22:32:46 +0100
>To: ltrpress@xxxxxxxxxx
>From: schweizer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Andreas Schweizer)
>Subject: An  international Monotype  memory
>
>Dear Sir,
>
>My  name is Andr=E9as  Schweizer,  born in Geneva, Switzerland.
>
>I am interested in letterpress, photography and printing.
>
>I am the president of an association in Geneva, (API, Association pour le
>Patrimoine Industriel).
>The association is working in the field of Industrial Archeology. In our
>collection we have letterpress,  press and casting machines. We are working
>hard to give to letterpress a new breath and to keep it alive.
>We are  specially  interested to link new technology  with traditional
>letterpress.
>
>Our contacts over the world give us the opportunity to provide any  foudery
>font except  chinese and some
>particular  rare fonts. But the price is expensiv and we realy find that
>the Monotype casting machine and keyboard
>is important for a living letterpress. Unfortunately  the knowledge is
>going with the memory of the men working on those machines.
>
>Our Monotype  project is to find support and collaboration all over the
>world for a memory of those technics.
>We are planning to build a W3 page about the subject: our aim is a
>electronique  mamual for the Monotype keyboard
>and casting machine, as well an  international  library for Monotype font
>(what and where).
>
>If you know any person or organisation intersted in our project, please
>give information further !
>
>By  hopping your feed-back, a send you my best regards          Andr=E9as
>Schweizer
>
>
><Andr=E9as Schweizer>
><Schweizer>@nomades1.nomades.ch
>

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Bradley Hutchinson * Digital Letterpress * 1906 Miriam * Austin, Texas 78722
512-478-7632 * 512-478-5508 fax * http://www.zilker.net/~ltrpress/index.html
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