Historical Illustrated Newspaper Supplements from the Library of Congress a set on Flickr: 'Step back in time to see the news as it happened! This set of cover pages from the New York Tribune illustrated supplements begins with the year 1909.' 'The pages are derived from the Chronicling America newspaper resource at the Library of Congress'
'Kunisada and Kabuki': 'Kunisada (1786-1865) was the most prolific and commercially-successful of all woodblock print designers.... Kabuki actors were his main speciality....this exhibition features commercially-published actor prints from the 1820s and 30s...[and] prints from the period after 1844...these later prints are more complex in design, and are shown here in 'luxury' impressions on thick paper with special printing effects.'
http://www.linotypefilm.com/ Trailer (video) http://www.linotypefilm.com/#video-frame The website documents the process of getting the film made (with some Kickstarter funding), production, post-production, reception and availability.
'The American Printing History Association (APHA) is a membership organization that encourages the study of the history of printing and related arts and crafts, including calligraphy, typefounding, typography, papermaking, bookbinding, illustration, and publishing.'
'In 2007, the Library Company of Philadelphia embarked on Philadelphia on Stone, a three-year collaborative project that examines the first fifty years of commercial lithography in Philadelphia, 1828-1878. Lithography, a planographic (flat-surface) printing process in which large slabs of limestone were used as the printing surface, was the first new printing method to be introduced in more than three centuries when invented by Alois Senefelder (1771-1834) about 1798.'
Will's Online World Paper Money Gallery. This is an impressive collection of images of bank notes (viewable in high resolution) from across the globe. Image: bank note from Oman http://www.currencymuseum.net/index.html
The Prints and Photographs Division houses more than 2,500 Japanese woodblock prints and drawings, dating from the seventeenth to the twentieth centuries, by such artists as Hiroshige, Kuniyoshi, Sadahide, and Yoshiiku. Subjects include actors, women, landscapes, scenes from Japanese literature and daily life, and Western foreigners. Many schools and traditions are represented, but primary strengths include the Japanese art forms known as Ukiyo-e, translated as "pictures of the floating (or…