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Printing press

Object | Accession Number: 1991.122.7 a-b

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    Printing press

    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    French resistance printing machine. This wooden printing machine was made for the French resistance who used it to falsify documents.
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
    Contributor
    Artisan: Maurice Bursztyn

    Physical Details

    Classification
    Tools and Equipment
    Physical Description
    brown wooden case; wooden rollers and mechanisms inside; large metal crank attatched to outside; reinforced metal corners
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 5.310 inches (13.487 cm) | Width: 10.120 inches (25.705 cm) | Depth: 9.880 inches (25.095 cm)
    Materials
    overall : wood, metal, felt, leather

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    No restrictions on access
    Conditions on Use
    No restrictions on use

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The printing press was acquired by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1991.
    Record last modified:
    2022-07-28 18:21:33
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