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A101. Ergonomics of Hand Papermaking

Title

A101. Ergonomics of Hand Papermaking

Creator

Thomas, Peter and Donna

Description

Several iterations of this title were produced over the course of ten years and appear as follows:

A. 18 x 11 cm (7 ¼" x 4 ¼"), 12 pages.

Binding: Pamphlet, stapled. Title and illustration on cover. Paper: White, commercial. Printing: Digital. Typography: Unknown digitally set roman type. Illustration: Reproductions of two linocuts by Donna Thomas. Notes: Pamphlet paired with a VHS tape in a clear plastic case. VHS contains instructional footage of papermaking techniques for avoiding getting sore muscles during the papermaking process.

B. 22 x 14 cm (8 ½" x 5 ½"), 12 pages.

Binding: Pamphlet, sewn. Cover is brown paper, handmade by Peter Thomas. Title and illustration on cover. Paper: Peach, Svecia Antiqua. Printing: Digital. Typography: Unknown digitally set roman type. Illustration: Reproductions of two linocuts by Donna Thomas. Note: This pamphlet was made as a stand-alone for libraries and other institutions that do not acquire VHS tapes. Title letterpress printed on cover.

C. Portfolio: 18 x 13 cm (7 ¼" x 5 ¼"), Pamphlet: 17 x 11 cm (6 ¾" x 4 ¼"), 12 pages.

Binding: Pamphlet, sewn. Housed in a portfolio made with grey handmade paper over boards. Portfolio has a wood board inserted in the spine. Title on paper board label on cover; label attached by brass fasteners at corners. Additional brass fasteners on front and back covers. Pamphlet is held in a pocket on front inside cover. A DVD is held in a pocket on back inside cover. Paper: Green, handmade by Peter Thomas. Printing: Digital. Typography: Unknown digitally set roman type. Illustration: Reproductions of two linocuts by Donna Thomas. Notes: The DVD includes the same video content as the original VHS. Peter made this version in 2011 when he realized that VHS was no longer widely used. Cover label is a light blue and green handmade paper board as described in A67.

Publisher

Santa Cruz, California: Peter & Donna Thomas

Date

2000

Language

English

Files

pd109_ErgonomicsOfHandPapermaking.jpg

Appears in Exhibits

Peter and Donna Thomas

Citation

Thomas, Peter and Donna, “A101. Ergonomics of Hand Papermaking ,” Digital Exhibits - UWM Libraries Special Collections, accessed June 18, 2019, http://liblamp.uwm.edu/omeka/SPC2/items/show/560.