Peace Dove Letterpress

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Peace Dove Letterpress Print

Year: 2013
Run Size: 300
Part of Set: none
Size: 10x13
Paper: 100% cotton Lettre paper, 110lb, deckled edges
Print Type: Letterpress Print
Release Date: 03/05/2013

This print is the first letterpress release by Obey Giant. In addition to being signed and numbered, the print was embossed with an icon face chop; it originally retailed for $60 and was shipped flat. Click for additional images: close-up of dove, back of print, close-up of chop.


Letterpress printing is the art of relief printing using a printing press. The PEACE DOVE Letterpress involved locking an etched zinc plate into the bed of a press, inking it, and pressing paper against it to form a lasting impression in the paper. Invented by Johannes Gutenberg circa 1450 AD.

Youtube video about the process of making this print.

Related Prints: Heaven Dove - Peace Dove Black and Red - Peace Dove Red and Black