"Laying the Atlantic Cable. In 1866, a previous attempt in 1858 having failed, a telegraphic cable was…
Cover of pamphlet on the Burns case.
A machine for taking by pressure, an exact copy of any manuscript recently written.
Benjamin Franklin's printing press.
The press room of a modern newspaper.
George Clymer improved upon Gutenberg's press by making it out of iron therefore reducing the force…
"Double cylinder press, 1835-1900. These presses were built up to 1900 and this picture shows the latest…
"Single large cylinder press, 1832-1900." -Hill, 1921
"Single small cylinder press, 1835-1900." -Hill, 1921
The hand printing press was invented by Peter Smith and manufactured by Robert Hoe in 1822.
"Isaac Adam's bed and platen press, 1830." -Hill, 1921
"Treadwell's wooden-frame bed and platen power press, 1822." -Hill, 1921
This printing press used a rotating roller to apply ink on the chosen surface.
Charles Stanhope improved upon Gutenberg's press by making it out of cast iron therefore reducing the…
A press for printing books, newspapers, handbills, and the like.
An illustration of a woman wearing a sign and ringing a bell.