Model No. 1

Model No. 1

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Description (Brief)
Hand-inking lever press, made by William Clark and Joshua Daughaday, Philadelphia, 1876.
The Model press was invented and patented in 1874 by William Clark, Philadelphia, who went into business for its production with Joshau Daughaday, a publisher. The press was intended for tradesmen and amateurs (including children), two groups outside the ordinary printing trade. It came in a range of sizes and models, from hand-inking card presses to full-sized job presses, and was produced well into the twentieth century.
Donated by Mr. & Mrs. Herbert Gilder, 1996
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Model
Press, printing
press, printing
Date made
1890
maker
Daughaday, William
Clark, William
Clark, William
place made
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Measurements
overall: 32 in x 17 in x 23 1/2 in; 81.28 cm x 43.18 cm x 59.69 cm
overall: 23 1/2 in x 30 in x 14 1/2 in; 59.69 cm x 76.2 cm x 36.83 cm
ID Number
1996.0034.01
accession number
1996.0034
catalog number
1996.0034.01
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National Museum of American History
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