Color coordinate engraved stationery to decor.

Match Hand Engraved Stationery to Decor

Coordinate the paint colors in the decor of your new living room to hand engraved stationery! The monogram shown here is perfectly matched to Clark + Kensington interior paint color Precious Peonies. The custom, screen printed, envelope lining is too! The delicate, pink, letter paper bordering is a Benjamin Moore paint color: Unspoken Love. We can…
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Letter of support in the sentencing of former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin.

09/13/17 LETTERS READ: Regrets

In collaboration with Antenna, stationer Nancy Sharon Collins presents the next LETTERS READ: Regrets. An evening of live readings celebrating the written form of human rejection. During the evening we will also celebrate the release of the new book by Antenna’s Press Street Press, entitled Letters featuring the personal correspondence of Barbara Hammond to her niece, New Orleans based…
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Antenna, in collaboration with stationer Nancy Sharon Collins, is accepting submissions to be read by the submitter to a live audience at LETTERS READ: Letters of Regret: Wednesday, September 13th 6:30pm at Antenna Gallery 3718 Saint Claude Avenue New Orleans, LA 70117 Admission is free and open to the public. Submit your crushing job rejection…
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Ca. 1997 Nancy Sharon Collins was commissioned by NYC photographer, Nina Subin, to create hand engraved business stationery for her. To their first meeting, she brought friend Stephen Doyle, who was helping her identify an arcane lettering style they wanted to use. A Cronite Masterplate style was identified as the match, but with one caveat: Some serifs had to be left off. Being a hand engraved process, this was no problem.  Subin continues using this quiet, yet iconic style for her branding and on her website.

Cronite Masterplate Article in PRINT Magazine

Read Mrs. Collins’s recent article in PRINT Magazine on stationery engravers lettering styles from the last century. Here’s an excerpt: “Many social stationery fonts, such as London Script and Bank Gothic, have origins in letterpress printing. Amazingly, there are over three hundred more lettering styles from another source, social stationery engraving. Most of these have never…
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Daughter of Felix Grima and Adelaide Montegut, died unmarried. Photograph courtesy of Hermann-Grima + Gallier Historic Houses.

LETTERS READ: Hermann & Grima Family Letters

Thursday, June 29th, 2017, 6:30-8pm, Tickets limited: 30 guests maximum LETTERS READ Ca. 1830 to the American Civil War 
 Hermann-Grima House 820 St. Louis Street, NOLA Tickets at the door are $10 Regular Admission / $7 Seniors / $5 Members LETTERS READ is an ongoing series of live events in which performers read historically important…
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