Printer's Block

Object Number: 
2002.1.561
Date: 
1890-1940
Medium: 
Metal, wood
Dimensions: 
6 1/4 x 5 1/4 x 7/8 in.
Description: 
This printer's block is made of steel sheathed in copper mounted on wood. This block has an advertisment for thread. From the top, in reverse, the words "Machine Thread/ Manufactured by/ Green Mountain Linen/ Free From Knots/ Corinth Vermont", with a central image of an eagle carrying a banner.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group