Page from an advertising brochure for the Lowe Press manufactured by the Lowe Printing Company, Boston, about 1865

Description
One of the Lowe printing press advertisements included examples of the fonts of type available for sale with the Lowe Press kits. They were sold with three sizes and three fonts of type, described as both plain and fancy.
The brochure reads: We have sold many Presses to the Army and Navy, to printers, druggists, medicine dealers, merchants, clergymen, lawyers, mechanics . . . in the country, the Canadas, and in other lands.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pamphlet
Object Type
Letterpress
date made
1865
maker
Lowe, Samuel W.
manufacturer
Watson, Joseph
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 22 cm x 15 cm; 8 11/16 in x 5 7/8 in
Place Made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
ID Number
2007.0162.014
accession number
2007.0162
catalog number
2007.0162.014
subject
Communications
Printing
Civil War Field Printing
Civil War
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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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