Young America "Secretary Press"

Description (Brief):

This self-inking, bench-top, lever press was is known as a Young America, Circular Press. It was manufactured after 1870 until about 1895 by Joseph Watson, of the Young American Company, in New York. The press has a height of ?

Description (Brief)

Like other Young Americans described here separately this press style came in different sizes, each size denoted by a different name. The 4 inch by 6 inch size platen press was called the Circular.

Description (Brief)

Donated by Stan Harris, 2001.

Description (Brief)

Citation: Elizabeth Harris, "Personal Impressions, The Small Printing Press in Nineteenth-Century America, 2004.

Date Made: c. 1880Date Made: after 1870

Maker: Watson, Joseph

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Massachusetts, Boston

See more items in: Work and Industry: Graphic Arts, Communications, Printing Presses in the Graphic Arts Collection


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Credit Line: Gift of Stan Harris

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2001.0274.02Catalog Number: 2001.0274.02Accession Number: 2001.0274

Object Name: press, printing

Physical Description: metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 14 in x 14 in x 14 in; 35.56 cm x 35.56 cm x 35.56 cm


Record Id: nmah_1029717

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