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Jim Stewart”'s article in The Alley Prompts Visitor to Create a Wood Type Poster of Wendell Phillips

Jim Stewart”'s article in The Alley Prompts Visitor to Create a Wood Type Poster of Wendell Phillips

A poster marking Wendell Phillips”' 200th birthday, nailed to a power pole in the former copper mining town of Calumet, in Michigan”'s Upper Peninsula. Daniel Schneider, who lives in Michigan”'s copper district, nailed up 11 of the wood type posters in Calumet and surrounding mining towns on November 11, 2011. A novice letterpress printer, Schneider had printed the posters at the Minnesota Center for Book Arts the previous weekend after reading about Phillips in the November issue of The Alley. He left one edition of 11 eleven prints in Minneapolis to be posted in the Phillips neighborhood. (more…)

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