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Printing Collection

Background imagePrinting Collection: Palisade Avenue, Englewood, New Jersey, USA

Palisade Avenue, Englewood, New Jersey, USA. Date: circa 1930

Background imagePrinting Collection: Daily Telegraph - printing room 1900

Daily Telegraph - printing room 1900
Daily Telegraph, printing room in Fleet Street, London. Date: 1900

Background imagePrinting Collection: Typesetting by hand, Morning Post newspaper, London

Typesetting by hand, Morning Post newspaper, London
A roomful of male compositors in London, typesetting the pages of the Morning Post newspaper by hand

Background imagePrinting Collection: Typesetter at work

Typesetter at work
A compositor at a the Lund Humphries print works places a small type glyph on a forme rack, finishing a page of imposing surface text prior to inking and printing. Photograph by Heinz Zinram

Background imagePrinting Collection: Gutenbergs printing press

Gutenbergs printing press
Gutenberg inspects the first sheet of his Bible, which has just come off the press

Background imagePrinting Collection: Gutenbergs press, with books

Gutenbergs press, with books
Gutenbergs press, reconstructed from what was left of it, and housed in the Deutsche Buchgewerbehaus at Leipzig, Germany

Background imagePrinting Collection: Printing equipment at a German printer s

Printing equipment at a German printer s
A flat-bed press and other printing equipment in a German printers workshop (Buchdruckerwerkstatte)

Background imagePrinting Collection: A Peacock by Mori Tessan

A Peacock by Mori Tessan (Tetsuzan) (1775-1841). Date: circa 1810s

Background imagePrinting Collection: Compositor at Works

Compositor at Works
An American compositor at work in the days of manual type setting. Date: 1887

Background imagePrinting Collection: Shops at Caledonian Road, North London

Shops at Caledonian Road, North London. Date: circa 1905

Background imagePrinting Collection: Johannes Gutenberg, German goldsmith and printer

Johannes Gutenberg, German goldsmith and printer
Johannes Gutenberg (Johannes Gensfleisch zur Laden zum Gutenberg), German goldsmith and printer. He invented mechanical movable type and thereby began a revolution in book printing

Background imagePrinting Collection: Music Hall, Leominster, Massachusetts, USA

Music Hall, Leominster, Massachusetts, USA
Music Hall in Leominster, Massachusetts, USA, with shops on the ground floor. Date: circa 1911

Background imagePrinting Collection: Brochure cover, chocolate box designs

Brochure cover, chocolate box designs
Brochure cover in blue, black and gold, chocolate box designs, Statue Series of box tops, Geo. H. Harrison & Sons, Statue Printing Works, Leeds, and Sentinel House, Southampton Row, London. Date: 1930

Background imagePrinting Collection: Scenery near Lamlash, Isle of Arran, Scotland

Scenery near Lamlash, Isle of Arran, Scotland - Painted by artist Alexander Cameron for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J. Salmon - Painted 1939 Date: 1939

Background imagePrinting Collection: Cir Mohr from Glen Rosa, Isle of Arran, Scotland

Cir Mohr from Glen Rosa, Isle of Arran, Scotland - Painted by artist Alexander Cameron for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J. Salmon - Painted 1939 Date: 1939

Background imagePrinting Collection: Unloading coal at Lamlash Old Pier, Isle of Arran, Scotland

Unloading coal at Lamlash Old Pier, Isle of Arran, Scotland - Painted by artist Alexander Cameron for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J. Salmon - Painted 1945 Date: 1945

Background imagePrinting Collection: Specimens of type, Leadenhall Press, London

Specimens of type, Leadenhall Press, London
Specimens of type from The Leadenhall Press, Ltd, 50 Leadenhall Street, London EC. circa 1900

Background imagePrinting Collection: A Telewriter

A Telewriter
A telewriter at Dollis Hill telephone exchange, London. Date: early 1930s

Background imagePrinting Collection: Nancy Cunard on cover of The Sketch

Nancy Cunard on cover of The Sketch
Front cover of The Sketch featuring a photograph by Cecil Beaton of Miss Nancy Cunard (1896 - 1965), heiress, poet and political activist, owner of the Hours Printing Press

Background imagePrinting Collection: Advert / Mander Bros Inks

Advert / Mander Bros Inks
Mander Brothers Printing Ink Makers - an advertisement featuring Queen Victoria in the year of her Diamond Jubilee

Background imagePrinting Collection: Beethoven / Printing Art

Beethoven / Printing Art
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN German composer

Background imagePrinting Collection: Warren Street, Glens Falls, New York State, USA

Warren Street, Glens Falls, New York State, USA. Date: circa 1910

Background imagePrinting Collection: Women picking daffodils in Art Deco style

Women picking daffodils in Art Deco style. 1936

Background imagePrinting Collection: John Bramahs banknote printing press

John Bramahs banknote printing press.. John Bramahs banknote printing press for printing sequential serial numbers, 1806. Copperplate engraving by Wilson Lowry after an illustration by J

Background imagePrinting Collection: Insurance Policy 1807 -1

Insurance Policy 1807 -1
Part of an insurance policy Date: 1807

Background imagePrinting Collection: Owen Jones Title Page

Owen Jones Title Page
Decorative gothic-style title page, echoing the style of medieval illuminated manuscripts

Background imagePrinting Collection: Copper Plate Peinter

Copper Plate Peinter
The process of transferring portraits, landscapes and other pictures and writing from engravings on copper to paper

Background imagePrinting Collection: Print Photography 1916

Print Photography 1916
Colour Photographers at work

Background imagePrinting Collection: Steam Book Press / 1877

Steam Book Press / 1877
Steam printing press machinery for printing books - reading a page which has just come off the machine

Background imagePrinting Collection: Wallpaper Printing

Wallpaper Printing
Wallpaper manufacture : colour press

Background imagePrinting Collection: William Caxton and his printing press

William Caxton and his printing press, Westminster, London. His visitors depicted here are probably King Edward IV and his Queen, Elizabeth Woodville. Date: circa 1477

Background imagePrinting Collection: Lithographic printing-press 1876

Lithographic printing-press 1876
Printer and his apprentice, putting on the ink on the pre-made etched stone. Date: 1876

Background imagePrinting Collection: Three Women outside by Katsukawa Shuncho

Three Women outside by Katsukawa Shuncho (fl. 1783 to circa 1795) - they are wearing mostly pink outfits, one has a parasol, the other two have fans. Date: late 18th century

Background imagePrinting Collection: A Cherry Blossom Branch by Ogata Kenzan

A Cherry Blossom Branch by Ogata Kenzan (1663-1747) Date: circa 1810s

Background imagePrinting Collection: Two Women by the riverside by Katsukawa Shuncho

Two Women by the riverside by Katsukawa Shuncho
Katsukawa Shuncho (fl. 1783 to circa 1795) - a Japanese designer of ukiyo-e style Japanese woodblock prints - Two women by the riverside. Date: late 18th century

Background imagePrinting Collection: A Comic Map of Holy Russia - 1854

A Comic Map of Holy Russia - 1854

Background imagePrinting Collection: Augsburg

Augsburg

Background imagePrinting Collection: Jean Guttemberg

Jean Guttemberg

Background imagePrinting Collection: Mary (Wife of George V)

Mary (Wife of George V)

Background imagePrinting Collection: Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen (Wife of William Iv)

Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen (Wife of William Iv)

Background imagePrinting Collection: King William Iv

King William Iv

Background imagePrinting Collection: Caroline of Brunswick (Wife of George Iv)

Caroline of Brunswick (Wife of George Iv)

Background imagePrinting Collection: King George Iv

King George Iv

Background imagePrinting Collection: Charlotte of Mecklenburg (Wife of George Iii)

Charlotte of Mecklenburg (Wife of George Iii)

Background imagePrinting Collection: King George Iii

King George Iii

Background imagePrinting Collection: Caroline of Ansbach (Wife of George Ii)

Caroline of Ansbach (Wife of George Ii)

Background imagePrinting Collection: King George Ii

King George Ii

Background imagePrinting Collection: King George I

King George I



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