Half tone plates and spacer bands

Half tone plates and six spacer bands of/from QWHIK machine. One of the plates is of Compugraphic's photocomposer, which was supplied by Whittaker Graphic Systems.

Details

Category:
Printing & Writing
Object Number:
Y1990.104.27
Materials:
copper (metal), lead (metal), metal (unknown)
Measurements:
unwrapped plate: 2 mm x 197 mm x 268 mm,
individual band: 1 mm x 93 mm x 21 mm,
plate(s) in envelope: 4 mm x 280 mm x 198 mm,
type:
linecasting
taxonomy:
  • processes and techniques
  • composition (printing preparation)
  • machine composition
  • hot-metal composition
credit:
Gift of M.H. Whittaker & Son

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