Anglo-American Arab Platen Printing Machine, 1842-1880

Made:
1842-1880 in Halifax
maker:
Josiah Wade

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Anglo-American Arab platen printing machine, for printing onto small sheets of paper. It is driven by either treadle or power, 1842-1880. Donated to the Patent Office Museum by Wade in 1881.

Details

Category:
Printing & Writing
Object Number:
1881-58
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), cast iron, rubber (unidentified), steel (metal), wood (unidentified)
type:
platen press
credit:
J Wade
status:
Permanent collection

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