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Shakespeare in Sweden

By Jan Padover Jan Padover, the illustrator for Prospero Art Publishers recently finished an exhibit of his playing card designs at the Nut House Cafe & Gallery in Upplands Väsby, just north of Stockholm. Among the original art shown for the...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 1 Aug 2019

Cornelia Smith Bradford (d 1755) Printer & Newspaper Editor in Philadelphia

In 18C colonial British America, most women worked at home with their husbands to contribute to the family's economic support. But, during the period, a surprising number of women did become active in commerce. Women ran many kinds of businesses with...
From: 18th-century American Women on 28 Sep 2017

Anne Catharine Hoof Green (c 1720-1775), “Printer to the Province” of Maryland

Anne Catharine Hoof Green (c. 1720-1775), “printer to the Province” of Maryland from 1767, until her death, was apparently born in Holland, & brought to Pennsylvania as a small child. On April 25th, 1738, she married in Christ Church,...
From: 18th-century American Women on 2 Oct 2017

1738 South Carolina Newspaper Publisher - Immigrant & Widow Elizabeth Timothy

Elizabeth Timothy (d. 1757), printer & newspaper publisher, was born in Holland. She left Holland in 1731, with her husband Lewis & their 4 young children, all under the age of 6, sailing from Rotterdam in 1731, with other French Huguenots fleeing...
From: 18th-century American Women on 3 Oct 2017

Ann Donavan Timothy 1727-1792 - 2nd Female Publisher of the South Carolina Gazette

Ann Timothy (c1727-1792), printer & newspaper publisher, was born Ann Donavan, probably in Charleston, S.C. At St. Phillip’s Church in Charleston, on Dec. 8, 1745, she married Peter Timothy (1725-1782), who about this time became publisher of...
From: 18th-century American Women on 4 Oct 2017

Jane Aitken (1764-1832) Philadelphia Printer, Publisher, Bookbinder, & Bookseller.

Neues Bilderbuch für Kinder, 1799 Jane Aitken (1764-1832) was an early American printer, publisher, bookbinder, & bookseller.  Aitken was born in Paisley, Scotland, on July 11, 1764. She was the 1st of 4 children that grew to adulthood in...
From: 18th-century American Women on 9 Oct 2017

Clementina Rind 1740-1774, Printer for Thomas Jefferson & Editor of the Virginia Gazette

Clementina Rind (1740-1774), printer & newspaper editor, wife of William Rind, public printer in Maryland & Virginia, is said to have been a native of Maryland. She may have been the daughter of William Elder (1707-1775) & his wife Jacoba...
From: 18th-century American Women on 6 Oct 2017

Around the Table: Publisher Chat

Welcome to the first Publisher Chat as part of our new series, Around the Table, in which I will occasionally be talking to editors and publishers of journals and book series dealing with topics related to historic recipes. Today I am chatting with Allen...
From: The Recipes Project on 7 Feb 2019

November 1

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Providence Gazette (November 12, 1768).“To plead and defend the glorious Cause of Liberty … the Publisher trusts has been one grand Design of the PROVIDENCE GAZETTE.”...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 12 Nov 2018

Another look at Mary Katharine Goddard, the Woman who Signed the Declaration of Independence

Mary Katharine Goddard (1738-1816), likely the United States’ first woman employee, this newspaper publisher was a key figure in promoting the ideas that fomented the RevolutionAn illustration of Mary Goddard (Brown Library)By Erick TrickeyNovember...
From: 18th-century American Women on 5 Nov 2018

Baltimore Postmistress & Publisher Mary Katherine Goddard 1738-1816 & Her Rude Dismissal by George Washington

Mary Katherine Goddard (1738-1816) was the only daughter of Sarah Updike (1700-1770) & Dr. Giles Goddard (1703-1757), postmaster & physician in Groton & New London, Connecticut. Sarah taught her daughter & her younger son William (1740-1817)...
From: 18th-century American Women on 8 Oct 2017

Sarah Updike Goddard (c. 1701-1770) Printer & Mother of a Spoiled Son & a Fine Daughter

Printer's workshop (18th century woodcut). British Library. Shelfmark Harl.5915.(215.) Sarah Updike Goddard (c. 1701-Jan. 5, 1770), printer, was born at Cocumscussuc, one mile north of the village of Wickford, R.I., to Lodowick & Abigail (Newton)...
From: 18th-century American Women on 7 Oct 2017

A correct view of the funeral procession of Her Late Most Gracious Majesty

A depiction of Caroline of Brunswick’s funeral procession, which captures the public mood of Caroline having been both poorly treated and sent to an early grave. Groups of men are shown carrying large banners stating ‘The Power of Public Opinion’...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 20 Aug 2018

May 1

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? South-Carolina Gazette (May 9, 1768).“PROPOSALS For Publishing by SUBSCRIPTION, ALL THE ACTS and ORDINANCES.” John Rutledge placed a particular sort of advertisement...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 10 May 2018

September 5

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Providence Gazette (September 5, 1767).“JUST PUBLISHED, And to be Sold by the Printers hereof …” When Sarah Goddard and Company placed an advertisement for a...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 5 Sep 2017

Blessed John Henry Newman and the Immaculate Heart of Mary

Gracewing in the U.K. publishes this book: Mary: The Virgin Mary in the Writings of Newman Editor: Philip Boyce In this rich anthology of John Henry Newman’s writing on Mary, we are invited to join in the spiritual journey and personal devotion...

The Man Who Knows Campion

In 2005, Gerard Kilroy's book Edmund Campion: Memory and Transcription was published by Ashgate, which has now become part of Routledge:The death of Edmund Campion in 1581 marked a disjunction between the world of printed untruth and private, handwritten,...

August Martyrs: Blessed Roger Cadwallador

Gracewing has published another book about a martyr from the recusant era in England:Roger Cadwallador was born at Stretton Sugwas near Hereford in 1568 and martyred in Leominster (Llanllieni) on 27 August 1610. He was beatified by Pope John Paul II in...

Book Review: A Trio of Works by St. Thomas More

Scepter Publishers combines three works by Thomas More in this volume (which I purchased for my study of More's works). From the publisher:In The Four Last Things, More prescribes frequent meditation on Death, Judgment, Pain and Joy in order to combat...

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