Albert Ernst & The Titanic
Albert, Ernest & the Titanic – an exhibition by Jamie Murphy
Friday 26th October – Friday 10th November
The exhibition consists of a collection of original black & white lino-cut prints and a substantial artists’ book by Murphy about the fate of the Titanic and her on board printers. Film and photographs documenting the development of the project will also be on display.
The book ‘Albert, Ernest & the Titanic’ is the product of two years of research conducted by Jamie Murphy while studying for his MA in Design at NCAD. It tells the story of the Titanic’s ill-fated on board printers, Abraham “Albert” Mishellany and Ernest Corbin as they embark on the ship’s maiden voyage. They acted as both designers and printers for items produced on board the liner.The exhibition will include a display of print tools including: Original linocuts (mounted & unmounted), antique metal type (1907), newly cast metal type (2011), digitally produced magnesium printing blocks, laser cut wooden type, Titanic coal, pestle and mortar, printed Titanic coal ink, two open ‘Albert, Ernest & the Titanic’ books. http://titanicletterpress.blogspot.ie/