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Printers working at a printing press, and setting type. Woodcut by J. Amman.

  • Amman, Jost, 1539-1591
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[1568]
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34964i
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Description

In the German publication, described as "Der Buchdrucker". In the background, near the window, two men are setting type. In the middleground, two pressmen are preparing a sheet for printing: one is dabbing ink on the type. In the foreground are a pile of printed and a pile of unprinted sheets

Publication/Creation

[Frankfurt am Main] : [S. Feyrabend], [1568]

Physical description

1 print : woodcut ; sheet 8 x 6 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 34964i

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