Harrild & Sons Printing Press

Made:
London

Albion hand printing press; main body of press stands on two castings each with two feet and patterned castings. The type is placed on a moving bed which slides horizontally under the press. A lever, pulled horizontally, causes the plate to descend. A tensioning device is contained in the casting at the top, which is also ornate.

Made by Harrild & Sons, London, c.1870. No 2796.

Details

Category:
Printing & Writing
Object Number:
Y1971.20
Materials:
cast iron, wood (unidentified)
type:
printing press
credit:
Gift of Mr S. Hogg

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