Hamilton Wood Type Museum


Recreating the Jersey Cream Letterpress Print

“The Jersey Cream blocks are the oldest pieces we know of in the collection that were made by Hamilton. There is a distinct possibility that we will never be able to print from the original blocks again,” says Jim Moran, Museum Director for the Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum. Created more than 120...


Hamilton Woodtype Goes Retail

Hamilton Ink Spot is the first venture to which Hamilton Wood Type and Printing Museum lends its name. Based in Two Rivers, Wisconsin, Hamilton is the only museum dedicated to the preservation, study, production and printing of wood type. With 1.5 million pieces of wood type and more than 1,000 styles and sizes of...


06/04/2014: Beauty of Letterpress poster

Nearly a year ago, Neenah paper started the Beauty of Letterpress website and used it to launch a campaign to help save the Hamilton Wood Type and Printing Museum. Today they’ve announced they reached their $30,000 goal. Neenah will continue to raise money in the form of limited edition posters, the latest from Tad...

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The Gift That Keeps Wood Type From Splintering

Since 1999 Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum has succeeded by being a member-supported organization. With their new Initial Public Offering, you can now purchase a share in the museum to help them continue to do what they do. Hear from the Hamilton Wood Type's director about this new opportunity.