About The Composing Room

The Composing Room, type-setting firm founded by Sol Cantor and Robert L. Leslie in 1934.

The Composing Room became the sponsor for a variety of intellectual and educational endeavors starting with PM and A-D magazines, graphic arts courses, the A-D Gallery, Gallery 303 and eventually the lecture series Heritage of the Graphic Arts in the 1960s. Hortense Mendel David was publicity director and co-editor of publications.

Robert L. Leslie served as an intermediary between Ismar David (in Jerusalem) and Intertype (in Brooklyn) during the production of David Hebrew David metal type.

Composing Room Announcement
An undated announcement for The Composing Room
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