Copies May Be Had

Popular during the late 1800s, the carte de visite was a popular form of small photograph used as calling cards and as keepsakes. Copies May Be Had considers these intriguing ephemeral examples as well the wonderful photographer’s designs found on the reverse.

Sum of the Parts

This publication is a study of how letterforms, found on the buildings and memorials of the city of Lancaster, can be manipulated and changed to create new forms as the designs are translated from stone to paper.

The Winton Murder

During the nineteenth century the broadside ballad was a common form of popular entertainement an social comment. Produced on single sheets of cheap paper and sold in their thousands, these songs often commemorated events such as trials and executions.

A Lancaster Alphabet

is a study of Lancaster’s hidden architectural lettering that uses these often neglected and largely unseen elements to explore the social history of the urban environment. The twenty-six letters of the alphabet span almost 1800 years of Lancaster’s history,