The Bounding Billow

Cannonball Press of Brooklyn, NY, recreated Olympia's on-board letterpress newsletter, "The Bounding Billow," which was newsletter was for sailors on the ship. The Bounding Billow ran for seven issues between November 1897 and December 1898. It was written and edited by Lois Stanley Young, and printed by William and Harry Glover.

The "Out of Print" program that was supported by The Barra Foundation, Inc. and was a collaboration between Philagrafika and five historic collections in Philadelphia including: the American Philosophical Society Museum; the Historical Society of Pennsylvania; the Independence Seaport Museum; the Rosenbach Museum & Library; and the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. This program was organized as part of the Philagrafika 2010: Out of Print.

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