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Shani Avni—Back to the Shtetl: The Prospects of Hebrew Wood Type

Brian Ferrett

RIT Cary Graphic Arts Hebrew Wood Type Collection. (Amelia Hugill-Fontanel)

Sat., Nov. 7 | Shani Avni’s talk on Hebrew wood type was filled with so much interesting information that I realized while going through my many pages of notes that there is no way to recap everything. Avni is currently undertaking the cataloging of around 40 fonts of Hebrew wood type in the Cary Graphic Arts Collection at R.I.T. These fonts were acquired in 2014 from the artist Richard Rockford. [Read more]