Week 5 B -Graphics, Typography & Package Design

Week Ten Graphics, Typography & Package Design

2. Apprentice Typesetter, Edmonton Bulletin, Edmonton, Alberta, 1904

2.5. A Briefview of the Religious Tenets and Sentiments , John Howe, Printer, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1782

Six Newspapers in Nova Scotia

Anthony Henry was successor of John Bushell. Eventually, Henry's apparent loyalties to the American Revolution resulted in the Halifax Gazette, printed by Henry, was entrusted to Robert Flecher, who had recently arrived form London with with a complete typographical outfit. Competition soon arrived in Halifax as Loyalist arrived . "Margaret Draper, that heroine of American journalism, who had courageously published her newspaper, the Newsletter, up the very day that Boston was evacuated by he British forces, was the first to arrive in Halifax with her printing outfit. She only remained a few months in that city before she returned to England, where she died; but she left behind her the young John Howe, whom she had brought with her from Boston, and this deed is enough to make her short stay in the capital of Nova Scotia a memorable. one." Eventually there were three newspapers in Halifax during this era: The Nova Scotia Gazette, of Anthony Henry; the Halifax Journal, of John Howe, and the Weekly Chronicle, of William Minns. "At the same time, in the little town on Shelburne-which ws then on a fair way to become an important centre, but whose meteoric glitter was soon distinguished- foung the means of supporting three other newpapers: The Royal American Gazette, the Port Roseway Gazette, and the Nova Scotia Packet." Pictured here is one of the many works from the press of John Howe (Printer, Halifax Journal). Broadsheets, posters, advertisements and official documents would be printed in the shop. "John Howe was father of famous printer and statesman, Hon. Joseph Howe."

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