English common press (miniature)

Description (Brief):

This wooden and brass scale model of an 18th-century English common press dates from the late 19th-century. It is stamped on its side "244884."

Description (Brief)

The model was made by the Patent Office for their own reference and exhibition purposes.

Description (Brief)

Transfer from the Department of the Interior, 1906.

Description (Brief)

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

Date Made: Late 19th centuryDate Made: late 19th century

Maker: unknownunknown

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: District of Columbia, Washington

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


Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: GA.11013Accession Number: 46812Catalog Number: 11013Accession Number: 46812

Object Name: model; press, printingmodel

Physical Description: wood (overall material)brass (overall material)Measurements: overall: 12 in x 5 1/2 in x 9 in; 30.48 cm x 13.97 cm x 22.86 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-6903-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1198449

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