Item NMC/1625 - Ship block printing display case

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NMC/1625

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Ship block printing display case

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  • 20th century (Creation)

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1 item

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Wooden display case showing process of wood and linoleum block printing, featuring ship design. Loose paper GSA label once attached to back of case with writing "Design. B-Block Printing". Due to information in archival documentation, display case can be dated pre-1943. This item was damaged in the fire in GSA's Mackintosh Building on 23rd May 2014 and was conserved in 2018.

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Wood, linoleum, glass, paper, and textile

Dimensions: 590 x 590 x 45 mm

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Matches description in document listing example cases for museum lending scheme (GSAA/ISE/4/6), includes "Block Printing B". Similar display cases in NMC/1622-1624, NMC/1626-1628, NMC/1639-1640.

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GB 1694 NMC/1625

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GB 1694

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ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description - Second edition

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