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Caption Printing Press
Object Name Press, Newspaper
Object ID IL1990.12.1
Description A Washington hand-operated printing press, made by R. Hoe and Co., New York.
Records indicate that the press was in a printing shop in Columbus, Georgia, but previously came from Ellaville, GA, where it was used to print The Ellaville Times. Ellaville in is Schley County near Americus.

This is the same type of press used to print the Cherokee Phoenix at New Echota, the capitol of the Cherokee Nation in the 1830s.
Year Range from 1870
Year Range to 1870
Dimensions H-70 W-37 L-60 inches
Search Terms Printing Tools
Subjects Printing presses
Condition Fair