The Leopold’s Day map is a stunning marriage of typography and cartography plotting all the streets alluded to by Joyce in Ulysses which were in existence on June 16th 1904.
It is accompanied by a comprehensive and beautifully typeset directory with over 400 entries noting the landmarks, business and people of Dublin that were referenced in the text.
The Leopold’s Day map is an exquisitely detailed, limited edition piece. It has an impressive dimension of 1000mm x 700mm which means it can also fit into a ready made frame.
It is lithographically printed using Pantone 425, on Colorplan Natural 120gsm by GF Smith, a beautiful, premium paper.
This elegant print is a crisp, contemporary composition with historical typographic references.
The Leopold’s Day Miniature is a city centre crop of the beautiful typography and cartography which are captured in the Leopold’s Day Map of Dublin. The Miniature is an exquisitely detailed piece with an in-depth close up of the streets in existence on June 16th 1904, and alluded to by James Joyce in Ulysses. It measures a neat 240mm x 240mm.
Perhaps one of the impressive aspects of the Miniature is its finishing, which is inspired by the cover of the first edition of Ulysses. The white foil is blocked onto a beautiful, premium, Colorplan Turquoise board which weighs an impressive 700gsm and is produced by GF Smith. There is a lovely relief to the foiled areas from where they were struck by the block, and these areas catch the light to produce an exquisite contrast with the matt board.
This is a memorable, elegant, crisp, contemporary composition with historical typographic references. It comes in a matt black bubble wrap envelope, so perfect if you want to send it directly as a gift.