History offers up rich staring points for printmaking and a range of techniques can be employed. Printing often featured as a tool in many historical movements, helping to pass information through printed text and provoke discussion through image.

Several projects have used history as a starting point whether that be as a straight forward illustration, an imaginative depictor of the local history or as a powerful tool to tell the story of a holocaust survivor.

The images shown are from a range of primary and secondary schools. Carr Hill Community School,Lancs, St Andrews Junior School, Hadfield,  Red Lane Primary School ,Bolton.

Holocaust project Holocaust project Lonely child Guard Dog at Concentration Camp

Fear and WarGerman Officer Page from illustrated book with poetry Monsters working in submerged mills

Illustrated alphabet with Viking theme STUDENT PRINTING AT MELLAND Letter Z based on viking jewellery designs.