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Thin Ice Press

Watch Dr JT Welsch discuss the University of York's in-house printing press - Thin Ice Press.

In this video, Dr JT Welsch discusses ‘Thin Ice Press’. Thin Ice Press is the newly-built in-house printing studio in the Department of English and Related Literature at the University of York.

Our iron presses chart the evolution of print from 1838 to 1926. They offer the opportunity to experience the relationship between writing and printing practices through publication, practice-led research, teaching and public workshops.

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