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The Ruggles Printing Press and The Ruggles Power Press Manufactory, Washington Street

Item Information

Title:
The Ruggles Printing Press and The Ruggles Power Press Manufactory, Washington Street
Description:
This newspaper page shows a detailed picture of the Ruggles Printing Press at the top of the page with the words "Ruggles Patent" below. At the bottom of the page, there is an exterior view of S.P. Ruggles Power Press Man'g Co., Electrotyping, Printing & Engraving with a busy street scene. The exterior view shows a view down the next street with "Birth Place of Franklin" on one of the buildings.
Engraver:
Plumer, Jacob P., b. 1819
Publisher:
Ballou's Pictorial
Date:
1855
Format:
Prints
Genre:
line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
GC002: Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Subjects:
printers (people)
printing presses
manufactories
streetscapes
carriages (vehicles)
engravers (printmakers)
electrotyping (platemaking)
exterior views
historic sites
Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
Ruggles, S. P.
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
Extent:
1 news line engraving
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
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Identifier:
198381
Call #:
GC002.01.MA.3550.023