Printer Information

Participant Info

First Name
Arthur
Last Name
Johnson
Press Name
Olde Time Print Shoppe
City
Gulgong
State
NSW
Country
Australia
Website or Blogsite
http://
Year You Started with Letterpress
1953
How You Got Involved In Letterpress Printing

Started appreniceship as a Comp in 1953, job shop with 2 Linos, Ludlow and Elrod, I mainly did lock ups for a large variety of presses Miehle flat beds, Verts and Heidelbergs then went to dailys and other job shops. Left in 1975 to so nursing, back to the museum to sort out the print display about 15 years ago.

Presses & Equipment

At the museum we have a Albion 1869, Wharfedale cylinder 1870's, Furnival 10x15 Platen late 1800's, C&P's 5x8, 8x12, 12x15. 1949 Heiedelberg Platen and a V50 American Vertical. Plus Linos 15, 48, 78 and Elktron, Intertypes C3,and 2 C4's, Ludlow and Elrod plus Hand set type and a lot of other gear.

Education & Training

High School to Intermediate Certificate, 5 year Apprenticeship as a comp, School of Graphic Arts in Sydney, Blue Mountains School of Nursing

Work History
Other Interests & Hobbies
Square Dancing and Vintage Motor Cycles.
Letterpress Group Memberships, If Any
Birth Year
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