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Source:   Textiles -- manufacture

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Block-printing ; Painting in reserves by hand.

Image ID: 825951

Block-printing ; Painting in reserves by hand. (1874)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Block-printing ; Painting in reserves by hand.

Published Date

: 1874

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 20 x 13 cm. (7 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.)


: Printed on border: "The child to the right hand of the printer is the 'tearer,' whose business is to keep the colour equally spread out over the surface of the colour-box."

Original Source

: From Practical handbook of dyeing and calico-printing : with eleven pages-plates, forty-seven specimens of dyed and printed fabrics, and thirty-eight woodcuts. Longmans, 1874) Crookes, William, Sir (1832-1919), Author.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Textiles -- manufacture

Source Description

: 2 folders (64 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 825951

Record ID

: 705565

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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