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Maker:
Gordon, George P.  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 46 in x 26 in x 40 in; 116.84 cm x 66.04 cm x 101.6 cm
Object Name:
Press, Printing
Place made:
United States: New York, New York
Date made:
circa 1865
Date made:
ca 1865
ca 1863
Description (Brief):
This old-style platen jobber was made by George P. Gordon of New York in about 1865. The chase is missing; its platen measures 7.5 inches by 13.5 inches.
The intermediate-style press has a gate, but no throw-off lever.
Donated by the Wesley Krebeck family, 1973
Citation: Elizabeth Harris, "Printing Presses in the Graphic Arts Collection," 1996.
ID Number:
GA.23274
Accession number:
296421
Catalog number:
GA*23274
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Communications
Printing Presses in the Graphic Arts Collection
Exhibition:
Director's Hallway
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-99db-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1211841