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Source:   Textiles -- manufacture


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Block printing.

Image ID: 825912

Block printing. (1868)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Block printing.

Published Date

: 1868

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 10 x 7 cm. (3 3/4 x 2 3/4 in.)

Notes

: Printed on border: "The printing table is about 6 feet long, and is made of mahogany, marble, or flagstone, or any material capable of forming a flat hard suface. This table is covered with a blanket, upon which the calico is spread, and the block being charged with colour as above described…" Includes additional text.

Original Source

: From Cyclopaedia of useful arts, mechanical and chemical, manufactures, mining, and engineering : illustrated by 63 steel engravings and 3036 wood engravings. Virtue & co., 1868) Tomlinson, Charles (1808-1897), Editor.

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Textiles -- manufacture

Source Description

: 2 folders (64 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC TEXT-Man

Digital ID

: 825912

Record ID

: 705540

Digital Item Published

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

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