Huntoon double cylinder press, post-1931

Print, Photographic

Accession Number: 2004.134.49.125

Description: Black and white glossy; an American Printing House for the Blind employee is using a Huntoon Double Cylinder press; he has dark hair and glasses; he is holding a sheet of paper that he is going to load into the press; there is an automatic fire door to the right of the press; there is a door behind him that opens up into a room that has boxes stacked high in the corner. Reverse: "Machine press for printing mag covers."

Medium: Photographic Paper

Print Size: 7.75" (h) x 9.75" (w)

Photographer: Unidentified

History/Provenance: Huntoon described his press as a "double cylinder press, made from special designs, prints four pages at every revolution, and will make thirty or more revolutions a minute." It was the first press of its type in the world used to produce tactile books.

Credit Line: (see provenance)

Subjects: Presses Printing presses Braille