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Immerse yourself in a new colourful wall of recently digitised prints and posters from the Manx National Heritage collections.

Alongside printed materials, the intricate world of print processes is revealed including the fascinating techniques and technologies that have shaped the art of printing.

  • Date 25/09/2023 — 09/06/2024
  • Time 9.30am - 4.30pm
  • Location Manx Museum
  • Price Free

Manx National Heritage invites you to immerse yourself in a new colourful wall of recently digitised prints and posters from the Manx National Heritage collections at the Manx Museum.

Alongside printed materials, the intricate world of print processes is revealed in the Cabinet of Curiosity, where you can uncover the fascinating techniques and technologies that have shaped the art of printing, using traditional methods like letterpress and lithography.

Highlights include sketches and stencils by Hugo Dachinger who was interned on the Isle of Man in 1940, posters promoting the Isle of Man Steam Railway and the Fun Boat from the Isle of Man to Fleetwood, advertisements for Sulby Glen Corn Flour and Sulby Glen Rice Starch, and early 19th Century printing plates for card money.

Event location: Manx Museum

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