Rotary press, ca. 1975

Print, Photographic

Accession Number: 2004.134.49.141

Description: Black and white glossy; American Printing House for the Blind employee Jane Sengel operating an APH Rotary Press; the press is in the foreground and the operator is standing behind it; she has short dark hair and is wearing glasses and an apron over her clothes; she has her right hand on a control switch and is watching the paper being printed; behind her is a bin filled with unknown materials, could be scrap paper. Reverse: "Pressing. After the magazine is corrected, the plates are put on a press and both sides of the paper are embossed at the same time." Museum has two copies: 2004.124.49.140-141.

Medium: Photographic Paper

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

Date: ca. 1975

Photographer: Lin Caufield Photographers Inc.

History/Provenance: APH Rotary Presses were copies of the Swiss Bobst Cylinder Presses.

Credit Line: (see provenance)

Subjects: Presses Printing presses Braille