Détails
IMAGE ID
XJF341889
Titre
The Development of Printing, plate 5 from 'Nova Reperta' (New Discoveries) engraved by Philip Galle (1537-1612) c.1600 (engraving)
Artiste
Straet, Jan van der (Giovanni Stradano) (1523-1605) (after) / Netherlandish
Lieu de conservation
Private Collection
Technique
engraving
Date
(C16th)
Description
Impressio Librorum (Book Printing): Plate 5 of the Nova Reperta (New Discoveries) Theodor Galle (Flemish, 1571–1633), after Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus (Netherlandish, 1523–1605) Antwerp: Philips Galle, late 16th century. On left three compositors assemble pieces of type stored in their wooden cases into lines of text which are then locked into a framework called a chase; the body of text is a forme. In the ackground a pressman applies ink to the letters; another pressman pulls a lever to turn screw and increase pressure on platen. Proofreader, wearing glasses checks printed proof.
Crédit Photo
Bridgeman Images
Mot(s)-clé
apprentice / print / press / proof reader / paper / invention / books / johannes / publishing / compositor / johann gutenberg / plantin / typesetter / imprimerie
Disponibilité
Taille (pixels) Taille en 300 dpi Taille du fichier (MB)
Grand 4521 × 3150 px 383 × 267 mm 15 MB
Moyen 1024 × 714 px 87 × 60 mm 1 MB
Petit 600 × 418 px 51 × 35 mm 0 MB
Copyright
Out of copyright

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