Miehle press, ca. 1977

Print, Photographic

Accession Number: 2004.134.49.143

Description: Black and white glossy; American Printing House for the Blind employee Sis Schneider is operating a Miehle Press, used for embossing braille onto preprinted magazine covers; she is standing to the right of the press loading printed magazine covers into a vertical tray; in the left foreground is a stack of magazine covers to be embossed; next to it is a single embossed cover; another APH worker holding a box is visible in the left background.

Medium: Photographic Paper

Print Size: 8" (h) x 10" (w)

Date: ca. 1977

Photographer: Unidentified

History/Provenance: The Miehle Press was nicknamed the Monster by APH employees because it was much more automated than any presses previously used by the company.

Credit Line: (see provenance)

Subjects: Presses Printing presses Braille