Printing press

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1873-1880

GUSN

GUSN-17894

Description

Stand w/ printer's press, including 2 pamphlets. 3 wooden trays w/ multiple compartments containing stamps resting on wooden stand. Iron cast press on stand w/ flat working piece, handle above.

Details

Descriptive Terms

printing presses
prints (visual works)
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Pine
PRESS, STANDING

Inscription

Embossed on side of press: ""EXCELSIOR(?) PAT MAY 6, 1873/ HELSEY & CO MERIDEN CONN.""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Helsey & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Meriden, CT, USA

Object Type

Printing T&E

Dimensions

21.5 x 20 x 20 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2028

Places

Connecticut (United States)