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H5803 Printing press , hand-operated, metal, 'Improved Columbia Press' , Hopkinson & Cope, Finsbury, London. c. 1870 (OF).. Click to enlarge.

'Improved Columbia Press' made by Hopkinson & Cope

Made
Printing press , hand-operated, metal, "Improved Columbia Press" , Hopkinson & Cope, Finsbury, London. c. 1870 (OF).

Summary

Object No.

H5803

Object Statement

Printing press , hand-operated, metal, 'Improved Columbia Press' , Hopkinson & Cope, Finsbury, London. c. 1870 (OF).

Physical Description

Printing press , hand-operated, metal, "Improved Columbia Press" , Hopkinson & Cope, Finsbury, London. c. 1870 (OF).

Dimensions

Height

2330 mm

Width

1250 mm

Weight

1700 kg

Production

Source

Credit Line

Gift of P J Firth Ltd, 1958

Acquisition Date

13 August 1958

Cite this Object

Harvard

'Improved Columbia Press' made by Hopkinson & Cope 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 19 August 2022, <https://ma.as/244452>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/244452 |title='Improved Columbia Press' made by Hopkinson & Cope |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=19 August 2022 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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