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Printer's Block

Object Number: 
2002.1.562
Date: 
1845
Medium: 
Metal, wood
Dimensions: 
3 3/4 x 6 7/8 x 7/8 in.
Description: 
This printer's block is made of steel sheathed in copper mounted on wood. This block is typeset with very small print testimonials for Carter's Balsam all dated between 1843-45.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group