Whats the oldest poster in here?
Well, the shop has moved seven times and in the ‘old days’ there was little regard for saving things. So, I’d have to say that the oldest poster in here would be one of the vaudeville or minstrel posters from the 1930’s. • What’s the oldest woodblock in here? The oldest large woodblock would probably be the one sheet alphabet (complete except for the “H”) because on the back of the “F” we found paper dating 1885. The paper was for the “Cumberland Telephone and Telegraph Company” and coincidentally also included an advertisement for C.R. and H.H. Hatch Printers. • Why can’t I buy originals? We hear this question often. We do not sell our originals because we are a working museum and museums don’t sell their collections. It’s that simple. • Why can’t I buy a poster from a recent concert after the show? Even though we are an old wonderful, romantic poster and design company, we are also, more than anything else, a print shop and we print and design for our clients. We want our clients to