Watt's Letter Copying Press

Made:
1780-1800
maker:
James Watt

Roller press No. 3793 for copying letters by the method patented by James Watt in 1780. With pasteboard & "wetting book". Mahogany table with folding flaps & drying drawer for Watt's copying press.

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Category:
Printing & Writing
Object Number:
1876-1508
type:
letter copying press
credit:
Bennet Woodcroft Bequest
status:
Permanent collection

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