Petticoats and Presses: Women printers in 18th century York
- Date: Friday 28 February 2020, 13:00 – 14:00
- Location: Treasures of the Brotherton Gallery
- Cost: Free. Book online here
Celebrate the female entrepreneurs who printed the first newspaper in York and one of the 18th century's most famous novels at this free lunchtime talk.
The 18th century was an exciting time to be in York. New printing houses and bookshops were springing up all over the city. Join Sarah Griffin, Rare Books and York Minster Librarian, University of York, in celebrating the female entrepreneurs who helped put York on the printing map.
Learn more about 18th century York, the fashions, the thrills and the entrepreneurs who set their sights on the upper class society with money to spend.