Goudy Albion Press, 1830
The Goudy Albion press was manufactured in England in the 1830s. The Albion style of press was invented by Richard Whittaker Cope of Hopkinson and Cope sometime around 1820. One of the Goudy Albion press's former owners was the type designer Frederic W. Goudy.
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15 square feet Item(s) (situated on a pallet) ; 5 x 3 feet
From the Collection: English
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Kevin Auer on June 18, 2001.
Reynolds Stone, "The Albion Press: an essay first published in the Journal of the Printing Historical Society, no. 2, 1966, with supplements of 1967 and 1971," London: Printing Historical Society, 2005.
style: hand press
material: cast iron, steel, wood
bed dimensions: 24.25 x 18.75 in.
platen dimensions: 16 x 21 in.
inside chase dimensions: 10.125 x 15.125 in.
- DePol, John (1913-2004) (Former owner)
- Goudy, Frederic W. (Frederic William) (Former owner)
- Hand presses - England - History
- Printing presses - England
Part of the Cary Graphic Arts Collection Repository
Rochester NY 14623 US