Advertising brochure for the Lowe Press from the Lowe Printing Company, Boston, about 1860

Description
Five sizes of the Lowe printing press with kits were sold, with printing beds of between five by six inches and thirteen by seventeen inches. These dimensions reflect the range of sizes for completed printed documents.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
leaflet
Object Type
Letterpress
date made
ca 1860
maker
Lowe, Samuel W.
manufacturer
Watson, Joseph
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 24 cm x 15 cm; 9 7/16 in x 5 7/8 in
Place Made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
ID Number
2007.0162.013
accession number
2007.0162
catalog number
2007.0162.013
subject
Military
Industry & Manufacturing
Cultures & Communities
Civil War
Communications
Printing
Civil War Field Printing
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Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
Civil War Field Printing
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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