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Block Printing.

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Block Printing.

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Textiles -- Manufacture

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1868
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC TEXT-Man
Textile industry
Textile mill workers
Textile printing
Block Printing
Content : Title from folder.

Content : Printed on border: "The printing table is about 6 feet long, and is made of mahogany, marble, or flagstone, or any material capable of forming a flat hard suface. This table is covered with a blanket, upon which the calico is spread, and the block being charged with colour as above described…" Includes additional text.

Source note: Cyclopaedia of useful arts, mechanical and chemical, manufactures, mining, and engineering : illustrated by 63 steel engravings and 3036 wood engravings. Virtue co., 1868) Tomlinson, Charles (1808-1897), Editor.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 10 x 7 cm. (3 3/4 x 2 3/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix : 1737402
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17241404
Barcode : 33333159407176
UUID: c5c45ad0-c564-012f-016c-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1868: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Block Printing." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1868. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-0521-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Block Printing." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 1, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-0521-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1868). Block Printing. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-0521-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Block Printing.