Monday, 8 July 2013

Nelson & Royal Tars Poster at Tom Paine Press

A Staffordshire Nelson jug standing next to the letterpress-printed Royal Tars poster, first printed in Lewes by W. & A. Lee c.1800. William Lee, the founder of this printing business in Lewes, was the publisher of the Sussex Weekly Advertiser, and also the printer of Tom Paine's first pamphlet, The Case of The Officers of Excise.