Stephen Daye press, scale model

Stephen Daye press, scale model

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Description (Brief)
This brass scale model of the English common press belonging to the
Vermont Historical Society (known as the “Stephen Daye press”) was
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.
Donated by Alfred T. Breitengross, 1945
Citation: Elizabeth Harris, "Printing Presses in the Graphic Arts Collection," 1996.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
model
Date made
1639
1939
maker
Alfred T. Breitengross
place made
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
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
ID Number
GA.19360
catalog number
19360
accession number
170348
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Work
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Printing Presses in the Graphic Arts Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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