Printing block, ironmonger

Description
This is one of twenty wooden printing blocks containing metal images of scientific or engineering equipment. They were donated to the museum in 1928 by J Damerel who owned an ironmongers shop at 161 Sidwell Street in Exeter. It is likely they were used for printing catalogues of equipment for sale in his shop.
Accession Loan No.
285/1980/2
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
printing block, ironmonger
Simple Name
block
Full Name
printing block
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901)
Family Group

Material
wood; metal
Collection Site Name
161 Sidwell Street
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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