William Caxton

Paul Raphael Montford (1868-1938)

Exhibition Road façade of the Victoria and Albert Museum

London

“William Caxton (c. 1415 or1422- c. 1492) was an English merchant, diplomat, writer and printer. As far as is known, he was the first English person to work as a printer and the first to introduce a printing press into England. He was also the first English retailer of printed books. ” — Wikipedia

Photograph and caption by Robert Freidus

Photograph, formatting, and perspective correction by George P. Landow

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  • Photograph under different light conditions by Robert Freidus
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