Printer Information

Participant Info

First Name
Robert
Last Name
Turner
Press Name
«none»
City
Dunedin
State
Florida
Country
USA
Website or Blogsite
Year You Started with Letterpress
1952
How You Got Involved In Letterpress Printing
My grandfather was a printer of newspapers as were several of his children, my aunts, uncles and cousins</p>
Presses & Equipment
Have run most small commercial presses and a couple of the big Miehle flatbeds. Also can operate most typesetting equipment.</p>
Education & Training
Hanging out at some shops where my father worked, classes in printing in high school, five-year apprenticeship including ITU Lessons in Printing at the Cleveland Plain Dealer. A couple of years tramping around the country.</p>
Work History
Other Interests & Hobbies
Set up and demonstrating old printing equipment and techniques at Heritage Village, Largo, Florida..</p>
Letterpress Group Memberships, If Any
Birth Year
1936
Your Photo or Press Photo

Predefined Group Memberships

APA: Amalgamated Printers Association
AAPA: Amatuer American Press Association
APHA: American Printing History Association
ATF: American Typecasting Fellowship
BPs: British Printing Society
LOLP: Ladies of Letterpress

NAPA: National Amateur Press Association