No. 150 November 2008
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About the Special Issue
This special 150th issue of Amphora recounting the work of Robert Mathison, The Printer has been published in November 2008. The photographs inside the cover and on page 3 were kindly provided by the City of Vancouver Archives, as were the pieces shown on pages 4 and 15. All other pieces reproduced are from the private collections of Stephen Lunsford and John Keenlyside.
Special Issue [download size: 2 MB]
Selected articles appearing in this special issue are listed below.
ROBERT MATHISON JR.'S TASTY PRINTING
A unique collection of material from Vancouver’s first job printer records the hopes, prejudices and routine business of a bygone era.
By Stephen Lunsford.
"While many collections are formed by working through long-established catalogues... the collector of paper ephemera must be content with what turns up in the disorganized chaos of material heading for shredding or recycling." By John S. Keenlyside.