Eleanor, Letterpress: Overview
Letterpress operators, or printing press operators as they are often called, create copies by transferring ink to paper using machinery.
In about 1440, Gutenberg invented the first press whereby he and his staff printed approximately 180 bibles. Since that time much innovation has changed the printing industry, threatening to eliminate this type of career. Although of late, there has been a resurgence of the more traditional craftsmanship with an emphasis on artistic products.