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Frank Romano at the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz, Germany

Published on June 6, 2012

Frank visits the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz and gives us a tour of some of the areas accessible with recording devices and clears up some misconceptions about the man himself.

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By Eric Vessels on Jun 06, 2012

If you ever get a chance to go to the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz with Frank do it! It's like having your own personal historian/tour guide. Thanks again, Frank! One of the highlights of my drupa trip to Germany.

 

By Richard Gwyn on Jun 06, 2012

I don't have a very pertinant comment other than to say......The last time I saw Mainz was in 1944 and I'm sure it doesn't now look anything like it did then. Patton had paid them a visit and he was pretty destructive. I'm sure the Museum would be a thrill.

 

By David Avery on Jun 11, 2012

I remember going through the Museum just after taking the typography classes at RIT.
There was a very nice looking young lady also visiting. I started explaining to her the books on display and why they were important (Like books printed by Bodoni etc) to the development of type.
Before long I had about 20 people following me.
Probably the most unique "pick up" I ever tried. It was unsuccessful.

 

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