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Cabinet C - Printing Type, Linotype Object Reg. No: HT 25696

Summary:
Cabinet and matrices from the Victorian Government Printing Office. The date of manufacture is unknown. The Cabinet name (Cabinet C) is based on the inscription on the front of the cabinet.
There are two linotype cabinets, C and D.
Cabinet C has drawers with matrices that need sorting out; some matrices came from a loose assortment and were added to the drawer with like named matrices.
Description:
Brown wooden purpose built cabinet with sloping drawers.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 1040 mm (Height), 465 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: printing, printing type, printing industry
Themes this item is part of: Metal Founts, Information & Communication Collection
Primary Classification: COMMUNICATIONS
Secondary Classification: Printing
Tertiary Classification: printing type, blocks & plates
Inscriptions: Front of cabinet: C/G P O Museum Wanted
Drawer fronts: (numbered 1 through to 11)
User: Victorian Government Printing Office, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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