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Printing presses -- Germany -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Höhner Tabletop Press, 1950


The Höhner Tabletop Press was made by the German company Höhner Maschinenfabrik. They made small presses which bore various names depending on the country in which they were being distributed. Their presses were close copies of Golding presses.

Dates: 1950

Johann Gutenberg and Movable Type, 1455, 1966-1971

 Item — Painting 6
Scope and Contents From the Collection: "Graphic Communications Through the Ages" commemorates significant milestones in the history of communications technologies: the development of paper and character forms, typography design, and printing. The paintings were commissioned in 1966 by the Kimberly-Clark Corporation of Neenah, Wisconsin, who employed three internationally-known historical illustrators to produce the series: Robert A. Thom (1915-1979), Douglas M. Parrish (1922-2001), and George I. Parrish, Jr.(1930-1992)....
Dates: 1966-1971

Original Heidelberg Platen Press (Windmill), 1956


The Original Heidelberg Platen Press was manufactured around 1956. The Heidelberg company began experimenting with an automatic platen in 1912. In 1925, thie style of press came to be known as the Heidelberg, later nicknamed the Windmill for its paper feed arm, which moves in a cyclical motion.

Dates: 1956