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Wallach Division Picture Collection

Textiles -- Manufacture

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1868
Textile industry
Textile mill workers
Textile printing
Block Printing
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
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17241404
Barcode: 33333159407176
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c5c45ad0-c564-012f-016c-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1868: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

The New York Public Library. "Block printing" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1868. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-0521-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The New York Public Library. "Block printing" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 16, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-0521-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The New York Public Library. (1868). Block printing Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-0521-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Block printing