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This item is on display at Melbourne Museum
Where is it from?
- A User (Probable) Melbourne, Australia
Galley Tray - Typesetting, Early 20th Century Reg. No: HT 14589
- A Galley tray is a flat tray on which the compositor makes up the type into pages. It has sides that are lower than the height of the type and is open at one end.
- Rectangular metal tray with wood on three sides. May have lead based ink residues present.
- Acquisition Information:
- Unknown from Museum Victoria
|Dimensions:||2.00 cm (Height), 48.00 cm (Width), 33.00 cm (Length)|
|Themes this item is part of:||How the Fawkner Press Worked, John Pascoe Fawkner, Businessman & Melbourne Pioneer (1792-1869), Letterpress Printing, Information & Communication Collection|
|On Display at:||Melbourne Museum|
|Tertiary Classification:||printing equipment|
|User (Probable):||Victorian Government Printing Office, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1900-1950|
accessed 9 October 2008