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Old treasures at the Museum of Printing

Highlights of the museum’s collection

1870 Adams handpress appeared on PBS in the documentary “Rebel.” Museum president Frank Romano played the printer.

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1896 Whitlock printed the last letterpress newspaper in New England (The Millbury Journal).

1888 Hoe rotary press printed the Hingham Gazette for 80 years from metal type.

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1950 Tntertype Fotosetter was the first phototypesetting machine in the world.

SOURCE: Museum of Printing

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