Stephen Daye press, scale model

Description (Brief):

This brass scale model of the English common press belonging to the

Description (Brief)

Vermont Historical Society (known as the “Stephen Daye press”) was

Description (Brief)

made by Alfred T. Breitengross of Baltimore in 1939. The press has a height of 6.75 inches a width of 4.75 inches and a length of 5.5 inches. The press sits on an original wooden base measuring 9 inches by 3.5 inches.

Description (Brief)

Donated by Alfred T. Breitengross, 1945

Description (Brief)

Citation: Elizabeth Harris, "Printing Presses in the Graphic Arts Collection," 1996.

Date Made: 16391939

Maker: Alfred T. Breitengross

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: District of Columbia, Washington

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


Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: GA.19360Catalog Number: 19360Accession Number: 170348

Object Name: model

Physical Description: wood (overall material)brass (overall material)Measurements: overall: 6 3/4 in x 4 3/4 in x 5 1/2 in; 17.145 cm x 12.065 cm x 13.97 cm


Record Id: nmah_1096360

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