Girl Printers

The Mortimer Rare Book Room entry display cases: Selections from an invitational show featuring works by speakers at Friday's FSCL panel discussion.

Illustration & printing by Karen Pava Randall,  from Why This Happiness by Carol Edelstein. Northampton: Propolis Press, 2002.


A selection from "Girl Printers" will be exhibited in conjunction with the Friends of the Smith College Libraries annual meeting on April 2, 2004.

The original exhibition was curated by Carol J. Blinn, proprietor of Warwick Press (Easthampton, MA), with assistance from Meg Sanders.

Mortimer Rare Book Room
Neilson Library level 3
April 2004

This smaller version of "Girl Printers" will be in the Mortimer Rare Book Room entrance cases, featuring the work of the four panelists (see below).

Visit the Warwick Press website to find images of the full exhibition (Morgan Gallery & Book Arts Gallery, Jan. - March, 2004).

Panel Discussion

Friday, April 2, 2004
"Fine Press Books: Making Art a Business" with Barbara B. Blumenthal '75, Carol J. Blinn, Karen Pava Randall '90, and Julia Ferrari.

Gallery Hours

For detailed hours information see

The Letters of Heaven by Barry Lopez, printed and published by Sandy Tilcock, 2000
         [click on image to open full size]
Days Hours (approx.)
Monday - Thursday 8 am - midnight
Friday 8 am - 11 pm
Saturday - Sunday 10 am - 11 pm




The Letters of Heaven, by Barry Lopez.
Engraving by Robin Exchner.
Calligraphy by Marilyn Reaves.
Printed and published by Sandy Tilcock
at Lone Goose Press, Eugene, Oregon, 2000


Mortimer Rare Book Room
Neilson Library, Level 3
(413) 585-2906