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Ornate red and ivory wall decoration, with plaque and symbols

Female Printers in Sixteenth-Century Paris

Posted by: Nathan Dorn

The following is a guest post by Marianna Stell.  Marianna works in the Rare Book and Special Collections Division of the Library of Congress. In sixteenth-century Paris, a woman did not choose to become a printer.  For a woman to learn the craft of printing, she had to be one of two things: the daughter …