Metal Type: Home | Library | Forum | Free Ads | Store

Australia's first female Linotype operator

Started by Mechanic, July 08, 2019, 11:16:12 PM

Previous topic - Next topic

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Printle: A Printing Word Game from Metal Type


QuoteIn 1897 the Townsville Newspaper Co Ltd invested in Australia's first Cox Duplex Press - capable of 5000 papers an hour and soon after introduced mechanised typesetting, employing Australia's first female Linotype operator, Phoebe Lewis.
George Finn (Mechanic)
Gold Coast

Quick Reply

Please leave this box empty:
Type the letters shown in the picture
Listen to the letters / Request another image

Type the letters shown in the picture:

Shortcuts: ALT+S post or ALT+P preview

Printers' Tales - Over 30 stories from the pre-digital age. Buy now on Amazon/Apple Books

☛ Don't miss our illustrated newsletters. Click here to see examples and subscribe. ☚