“Type • Printing • Culture” Collection Exhibition - Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre

“Type • Printing • Culture” Collection Exhibition

May 18, 2018 to May 27, 2018

Date: 18 – 27 May 2018
Time: 10am – 8pm daily
Venue: SCCC Resource Centre, Level 6
Free Admission

The world’s first movable type for printing was invented in China during the Song Dynasty by Bi Sheng. In the mid-15th Century, Johannes Gutenberg of Germany Mainz introduced a more efficient way of printing – Letterpress. This exhibition mainly exhibits a collection of types and presses from local traditional letterpress studio TYPESETTINGSG and also a series of print artefacts related to Singapore’s letterpress and printing history.

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