File consists of 1 hardcover, clothbound book commissioned by the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) as a companion piece to a portfolio series titled A Tribute to the Royal Ontario Museum. The book was designed by Dreadnaught Press and published by Gnomon Publishing Limited & Company.
The book provides an introduction by art critic Kay Kritzwiser to a portfolio of artist prints and print records. The portfolio was created to recognize the ROM Renovation and Expansion Fund Campaign and features six original prints by six Canadian artists: Abraham Anghik, Ron Bolt, Tom Forrestall, Rita Letendre, Kenneth Lochhead, and Louis de Niverville. The print records are signed in pencil by the artists and printers.
The colophon provides additional printing details, under 'Technical Information':
"The box, portfolio and book
were designed, handset and handbound
at Dreadnaught, 24 Sussex Avenue Toronto Canada,
using the following materials:
Types: Trump Medieval and Bembo
Paper: BFK Rives Cuve and Strathmore Americana
Cloth: Holliston Sail Cloth
The papers used for the prints were
Arches Velin 250 gram and BFK Rives Cuve 250 gram.
These six original prints were completed by the six artists in 1979
in numbered editions of 150.
15 Artist's proofs have been reserved for the publisher
and 6 Special Artist's proofs have been reserved for the artists.
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