The Resource The Old Ephrata printing press. : This unpretentious piece of machinery has passed through various hands for nearly a century and a half, until some fours years ago it was bequeathed to the Historical Society of Pennsylvania by Mr. P. Martin Heitler, of Ephrata, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania. .., (electronic resource)

The Old Ephrata printing press. : This unpretentious piece of machinery has passed through various hands for nearly a century and a half, until some fours years ago it was bequeathed to the Historical Society of Pennsylvania by Mr. P. Martin Heitler, of Ephrata, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania. .., (electronic resource)

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The Old Ephrata printing press. : This unpretentious piece of machinery has passed through various hands for nearly a century and a half, until some fours years ago it was bequeathed to the Historical Society of Pennsylvania by Mr. P. Martin Heitler, of Ephrata, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania. ..
Title
The Old Ephrata printing press.
Title remainder
This unpretentious piece of machinery has passed through various hands for nearly a century and a half, until some fours years ago it was bequeathed to the Historical Society of Pennsylvania by Mr. P. Martin Heitler, of Ephrata, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania. ..
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Engraver
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Genre
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
MWA
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rex & Bockius
  • United States
  • Smith Bros. (Philadelphia, Pa.)
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  • Historical Society of Pennsylvania
  • Centennial Exhibition
  • Printing presses
  • Printing
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The Old Ephrata printing press. : This unpretentious piece of machinery has passed through various hands for nearly a century and a half, until some fours years ago it was bequeathed to the Historical Society of Pennsylvania by Mr. P. Martin Heitler, of Ephrata, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania. .., (electronic resource)
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http://libraries.ou.edu/access.aspx?url=http://opac.newsbank.com/select/broadsides1/13837
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  • Wood-engravings with caption, "The old Ephrata printing press, on which the Declaration of Independence was printed, and the original house, no. 702 Market Street, in which it was actually written by Thos. Jefferson, " engraved by Smith Bros., Philadelphia. "Copyright secured."
  • "This press was loaned by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania to Messrs. Rex & Bockius, 614 Filbert Street, inventors of printing presses, gas machines, and other inventions, and exhibited by them, in contrast with modern machinery, at the Centennial Exhibition, Philadelphia, May 10th to November 10th, 1876, at which exhibition this sheet was printed upon it."
  • "The Declaration of Independence, in Congress, at Philadelphia, July 4, 1776."--p. [2], with signers' names lithographed in facsimile of ms. signatures. At foot: Printed on the old Ephrata press at the Centennial Exposition, 1876. On this press the Declaration of Independence was printed in 1776
  • "The old Ephrata printing press" and this printing of the Declaration of Independence were also issued separately
Antecedent source
mixed
Color
mixed
Dimensions
48 x 31 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 sheet ([2] p.)
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
electronic
Level of compression
lossless
Other physical details
ill.
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absent
Reformatting quality
access
Reproduction note
Electronic text and image data.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • 3537436-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3537436
  • (Sirsi) aas05013837
Label
The Old Ephrata printing press. : This unpretentious piece of machinery has passed through various hands for nearly a century and a half, until some fours years ago it was bequeathed to the Historical Society of Pennsylvania by Mr. P. Martin Heitler, of Ephrata, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania. .., (electronic resource)
Link
http://libraries.ou.edu/access.aspx?url=http://opac.newsbank.com/select/broadsides1/13837
Publication
Note
  • Wood-engravings with caption, "The old Ephrata printing press, on which the Declaration of Independence was printed, and the original house, no. 702 Market Street, in which it was actually written by Thos. Jefferson, " engraved by Smith Bros., Philadelphia. "Copyright secured."
  • "This press was loaned by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania to Messrs. Rex & Bockius, 614 Filbert Street, inventors of printing presses, gas machines, and other inventions, and exhibited by them, in contrast with modern machinery, at the Centennial Exhibition, Philadelphia, May 10th to November 10th, 1876, at which exhibition this sheet was printed upon it."
  • "The Declaration of Independence, in Congress, at Philadelphia, July 4, 1776."--p. [2], with signers' names lithographed in facsimile of ms. signatures. At foot: Printed on the old Ephrata press at the Centennial Exposition, 1876. On this press the Declaration of Independence was printed in 1776
  • "The old Ephrata printing press" and this printing of the Declaration of Independence were also issued separately
Antecedent source
mixed
Color
mixed
Dimensions
48 x 31 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 sheet ([2] p.)
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
electronic
Level of compression
lossless
Other physical details
ill.
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Reproduction note
Electronic text and image data.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • 3537436-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3537436
  • (Sirsi) aas05013837

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