The Art of Reinvention (in pictures)

A block of typefeces arranged for a print-set is being tended to by a Royal Presss staff.

A block of typefeces arranged for a print-set is being tended to by a Royal Presss staff.

EE Lay Swee and Lim Kim Bee, grandparents of Ee Soon Wei

EE Lay Swee and Lim Kim Bee, grandparents of Ee Soon Wei

 

Typeset for Spark

Typeset for Spark

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A line-drawing machine at the Royal Press.

A line-drawing machine at the Royal Press.

Ee Soon Wei going through the type library in the back room of the Royal Press.

Ee Soon Wei going through the type library in the back room of the Royal Press.

Ee Soon Wei typesetting at the back of the Royal Press

Ee Soon Wei typesetting at the back of the Royal Press

An old typewriter which was a big part of the Royal Presse's work now sits in the presse's museum.

An old typewriter which was a big part of the Royal Presse’s work now sits in the presse’s museum.

Two movable type machines at the Royal Press

Two movable type machines at the Royal Press

Ee Soon Wei during the video interview process at the Royal Press.

Ee Soon Wei during the video interview process at the Royal Press.

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