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Featuring prints alongside blocks, plates and tools used to make them, this display explores the varied techniques and rich effects of relief printmaking. It spans a 600-year history of Western printmaking, showcasing the work of craftsmen, pioneers and entrepreneurs, with objects ranging from medieval playing cards to contemporary fine art.
Image: ‘Speed’ by Claude Flight. Colour linocut (detail) United Kingdom, ca. 1922 (c) Victoria and Albert Museum, London