Skeleton Articulated Figure . Blackbird LetterpressBlackbird Letterpress
The skeleton is letterpress printed from an original illustration. It is printed in black ink on 118# cotton paper and then die cut in house. It has nine articulating pieces that are assembled with 1/8" metal brads. Each skeleton comes with a letterpress printed diagram listing the bones of the body & she is attached with a string to keep her from shifting too much in the package. It's packaged in a cello sleeve. The skeleton measures approximately 3.5 x 12 inches & the print measures 5.25 x 13.75 inches.
Designed and printed in Lafayette, Louisiana by Blackbird Letterpress.
Kathryn Hunter began Blackbird Letterpress in 2003 in Lafayette, Louisiana, after she bought a Chandler & Price 8 x 12 letterpress. The printshop moved in Fall of 2016 and has expanded in space, employment and equipment. Today's team uses the original C&P 8x12, along with a Vandercook SP15, C&P 10x15 and 2 Heidelberg Windmills for press production.