THE WAYZGOOSE GAZETTE
The December 2013 issue of the Wayzgoose Gazette can now be downloaded and enjoyed. This issue celebrates our Museum’s 25th Anniversary, the 200th Birthday of the Columbian Press, our continuing success with our 5th Annual LA Printers Fair, and a remembrance of our good friend and Linotype Operator, Luis Garcia. Click on the photo or the newsletter below to download your copy.
In this section we have preserved the newsletter of the International Printing Museum called the Wayzgoose Gazette.
Wayzgoose was the name for a celebration given by a master printer to his workmen each year on or about St Bartholomew’s Day (August 24). This marked the traditional end of summer and the point at which the season of working by candlelight began. Later, the word came to refer to the annual outing and dinner of the staff of a printing works or the printers on a newspaper.
Click on the Wayzgoose image that you wish to download as a PDF file so that you can sit back and read your personal copy at your leasure.