Davidson 701 10 x 15″ Offset Duplicators, 1987

Print, Photographic

Accession Number: 2004.134.49.251

Description: Color photograph; photo shows a row of Davidson 701 10 x 15" Offset Duplicators, large type printing presses; four American Printing House employees sit at the presses; the closest woman to the camera has short black hair and is wearing a striped shirt; she has her right hand on the handle of the machine; the woman at the machine next to her has long, curly, brown hair and is wearing a short-sleeved blue shirt; the next woman has short brown hair and is wearinga blue plaid shirt; the next woman has long brown hair in a ponytail and is wearing a green shirt; each woman has a table next to her with a printer and plastic squeeze bottles with mutli-colored lids on them; fluorescent lights hang from the ceiling; metal shelves line the walls in the background.

Medium: Photographic Paper

Print Size: 3.5 (h) x 5 (w) in.

Date: 1987

Photographer: Unidentified

History/Provenance: Davidson Model 701 10 x 15" Offset Duplicators used inexpensive disposable paper and were used for short runs. By 1987, APH had twenty-four of these large type presses.

Credit Line: (see provenance)

Subjects: Large type books