Minerva Printing Platen

This is the Cropper Minerva Platen we have purchased and restored. Using this press, the Letterpress Reimagined project will handset, print, edit, marble and bind a currently unavailable poem, ‘Sissinghurst’, which was written by Vita Sackville West to Virginia Woolf.




Letterpress Reimagined at Sissinghurst Castle

You have reached the blog for the Letterpress Reimagined, a collaborative project between Canterbury Christ Church University and the National Trust.

This project has been generously funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund (www.hlf.org.uk).

Please continue to check back for more information about the project, to read volunteer diary entries, interview transcripts with printers, and to see our ‘in progress’ photos.