The Symposium Of Plato (B37)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

The Symposium Of Plato

Made in

Wiltshire

Date

1986/7

Materials and techniques

Paper
Printed letterpress on 200g Velin Arches, Greek typeface: Antigone (set by hand); english typeface: Lucretia (set monotype). Text in black; wood engravings printed in grey blue from the blocks. 20 blocks, many repeated.

Object number

B37

Category

  • The Symposium Of Plato, Michael Mitchell, 1986-87, Crafts Council Collection: B37. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

  • The Symposium Of Plato, Michael Mitchell, 1986-87, Crafts Council Collection: B37. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

Maker's statement

We would see it as an ideal small press publication in continuing a new text with the additional rarity of a little used and beautiful hand-set Greek typeface.