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Private presses--United States

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Victor Hammer Private Press Collection

 Collection — Box Box 1
Identifier: MS137
Abstract Victor Hammer (1882-1967) began his printing career in earnest in 1919 in Vienna, publishing Milton's Samson Agonistes in 1931. After the outbreak of World War II, he immigrated to the United States, and secured a teaching position in the art department at Wells College. Here he established both the Hammer Press and the Wells College Press, cut his third type-face (known as American Uncial), and continued to paint portraits. In 1948 Hammer accepted a position at...
Dates: 1931-1993; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/2001