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Soldiers of Lead Print


Limited edition print of the timeless quote by Benjamin Franklin aptly printed on our Franklin Proofing Press.


Soldiers of Lead

Soldiers of Lead is an exploratory print investigating different sizes, fonts and papers in letterpress. The famous quote by Benjamin Franklin “Give me 26 lead soldiers and I will conquer the world” looks good on any wall.


  • Printed on: Zerkall 140gsm / Somerset 250gsm / Cranes Lettra 600gsm
  • Type (various): Trajan & Cheltenham
  • Size(s): 155mm 150mm / 155mm x 180mm / 210mm x 210mm / 210mm x 297mm (A4) / 205mm x 305mm
  • Press: Franklin proofing press (Cropper Charlton)
  • This print is sold unframed.

The print is despatched securely within board to protect it in transit within 1–2 business days after payment has been received.

[NOTE] Each print is individually printed on our vintage press so please remember that minor variations will occur which is the beauty of hand printing! Please also remember that colours may vary across computer screens.

See our other letterpress prints for sale here


Every purchase you make helps to support The Smallprint Company, so thanks for shopping with us!

About The Smallprint Co.

Hannah and Chris have brought their passion for print to the high street with their boutique studio close to the centre of Derby and its famous Cathedral Quarter. The team prints letterpress commissions for private clients and small businesses, facilitates workshops both on and off site, and produces a range of popular greetings cards and stationery for retail. A gallery is situated to the front of the studio which showcases work by both printmakers and their workshop attendees. They welcome volunteers to the studio to help with cataloguing their expanding collection of type too, so get in touch if you fancy getting your hands inky!

Additional information

Weight 199 g

155 x 150mm, 155 x 180mm, 210 x 210mm, 210 x 297mm, 205 x 305mm


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