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Linotype Machines used in printing, 1978,

linotype/intertype fun to operate even when you get splashed with hot lead

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Linotype machines. In c.1880 New York City newspapers offered over half a million dollars in prizes to any inventor who could create a machine that would reduce the compositor's time by 25 to 30 percent. Mergenthaler's Linotype machine could do the work of seven or eight hand compositors!  The rapid development of the Linotype replaced thousands of highly skilled hand type-setters.

in 1880 New York newspapers had offered over half a million…

Typesetters working on linotype machines at the Waterford News in what looks like organised chaos. This newspaper was set up in 1848, and is still going strong as the Waterford News and Star in print and online, July 1938

Typesetters working on linotype machines at the Waterford News in what looks like organised chaos. This newspaper was set up in and is still going strong as the Waterford News and Star in print and online, July 1938

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Linotype  Musée de la Typographie Brussels

Linotype Musée de la Typographie Brussels

Celebrating Linotype, 125 Years Since Its Debut

Celebrating Linotype, 125 Years Since Its Debut

Around for a century, Linotype machines were made obsolete in the by changing technologies -- but they have not been forgotten

OTTMAR MERGANTHALER AND THE LINOTYPE

Ottmar Merganthaler and the Linotype - Letterpress Commons

Heidelberg Letterpress Machine once...

Studio on Fire

Heidelberg Letterpress Machine from Phillips Mounier On Fire: Iron Beasts Make Great Beauty" published by

Linotype: The Film is a documentary centered around the Linotype type casting machine...

Linotype: The Film is a documentary centered around the Linotype type casting machine.

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