Bowne & Co., Stationers, South St. Seaport Museum Presents : the Art & Technique of Wood Engraving : an Introduction, Taught Five Wednesday Evenings From 6 to 9 P.M., Beginning November 2, 1983 : Featuring Lectures by Mr. John De Pol, Celebrated Xylographer, Assisted by Ginna Johnson, Director, Bowne & Co. … / [Bowne & Co.]
A letterpress printed broadside advertising lectures and demonstrations of wood engravingm held at Bowne & Co. Stationers at South Street Seaport in New York City. The broadside is illustrated with a wood engraving depicting the Titanic Memorial at the intersection of Fulton and Pearl Streets, with Bowne & Co. and the rest of the South Street Seaport in the background. The text of the broadside continues: "Students will use the antique cuts and volumes of the Bowne & Co. collection to study the history of wood engraving, design and cut their own blocks, and print their editions on an 1844 Albion Iron Hand Press ..." The broadside also lists the phone number of Bowne & Co. The colophon reads: "Printed at Bowne & Co., Stationers, 211 Water Street, New York City." CBA has one copy, this is copy 1.