model of perfecting cylinder printing machine, 1823-1897

Made:
1823-1897 in England
maker:
Cowper, Edward Shickle

Working model (scale 1:8) of Cowper and Applegath's perfecting cylinder printing machine, 1823-1897. It contains improvements made by Cowper (patented in 1818) and Applegath (patented 1823).

Details

Category:
Printing & Writing
Object Number:
1897-63
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), cotton (textile), iron, paper (fibre product), steel (metal), wood (unidentified)
type:
printing press
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment
credit:
Cowper, Edward Shickle

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