Archive Item of the Month – December 2012

B13 – ‘Midwinter’ by Miriam Macgregor (Whittington Press, 2012)

This month’s archive item has a suitably wintery theme and is the latest accession to our Whittington Press Collection. Midwinter is a beautifully presented set of wood engravings by Whittington Press stalwart Miriam Macgregor.

The engravings depict snowy Cotswold scenes compiled by Miriam during the snowy winter of 2010-2011.

The edition is number 59 of 265 copies and is signed by the author.
In March 2013 the University of Gloucestershire will be launching the Imprint Printmaking Festival. There will be a talk by John Randle of the Whittington Press on Saturday 9th March 2013. The University Archives and Special Collections will be displaying items from our extensive Whittington Press Collection. Please contact archive staff for more information or check this blog nearer the time.
We would like to wish all our users a very merry Christmas and a happy and prosperous 2013.

 

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