Wooden printing press

Made:
1701-1734 in London
maker:
Wyman and Sons Limited
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Two ink balls for wooden printing press, 1701-1800
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Two ink balls for wooden printing press, 1701-1800
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Two ink balls for wooden printing press, 1701-1800
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Wooden hand-operated printing press, differing little from that of the early Caxton press, 1701-1734. Reputedly used from the workshop where Benjamin Franklin worked as a journeyman printer.

Wooden hand-operated printing press, differing little from that of the early Caxton press, 1701-1734. Reputedly used in the workshop where Benjamin Franklin worked as a journeyman printer in London.

Details

Category:
Printing & Writing
Object Number:
1863-14
type:
printing press
credit:
C Wyman