APSU benefits from addition of Chandler & Price printing press

The Austin Peay State University Department of Art will benefit from the donation of an additional printing press. The University now has the Chandler and Price printing press, as well as three cabinets of pristine metal type, typesetting equipment and a selection of printed ephemeral works. The press was donated by Martha Goldsmith, whose late husband, Arthur Goldsmith, is the namesake of the Goldsmith Press and Rare Type Collection, an entity within the APSU Department of Art and the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts. “Arthur enjoyed playing around with the type,” Martha Goldsmith said. “He liked to collect fine print books and study the type.” Read the full article here.