Typefounding matrices -- History
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
The collection contains material created by the Bixler Press and Letterfoundry in Skaneateles, New York. This establishment was started in 1973 by Winifred “Winnie” (Gray) Bixler ’69 (RIT Art and Design), and Michael Bixler ’69 (RIT Printing). It includes printed type specimens and ephemera, typeface drawings and negatives, and typographic realia like metal patterns and matrices.
The collection consists of 24 paintings illustrating the history methods for illustrating the written word developed between 950 B.C. and the early twentieth century.