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'The Printer', 1843-1845

A monthly trade union journal of London and provincial compositors, published in London. It includes general printing news (including re developments abroad), reports on printing unions (including the National Typographical Association and the London Union of Compositors), correspondence, serialised stories (e.g. 'Moll Cutpurse'), poems, and articles on unemployment and welfare (including re the London Compositors' Provident Association and Printers' Pension Society).

The Modern Records Centre has 19 editions of this publication, bound in one volume. All have been digitised and are freely available through our online catalogue:

Nos.1-19, Nov 1843 - Jun 1845Link opens in a new window

Front page of the first edition of The Printer, 1843