[Pasadena, California:]: Archetype Press/Art Center College of Design, 2009. Designed and letterpress printed by students at the Center using hand-set foundry metal and wood type, and printed on Legion Domestic Etching under the guidance of Professor Gloria Kondrup. Held in cloth covered bandoleer. As new. 6 ” x 6 ” x 1 1/2"; 21 foldout leaves measuring 6.5 x 13" Item #15337
Apollo 11, the first manned mission to the moon, landed on July 20, 1969. In honor of the fortieth anniversary of this event students at the Archetype Press created their own exploration in type. Each student produced a single sheet that became a two page spread with information that ranges from the Bill Safire's memo "In Event of Moon Disaster" to a transcription of the final transmissions between the lunar module, the command module, and Houston before the words: "Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed.