Wood and cast lead printing block. The print image is a protrait of a male figure. The figure appears to be partially bald. He wears circular framed glasses and has a moustache. The man is wearing a suit, collared shirt and neck tie.
Donated by John Damianos. The printing block was used in a linotype printing machine. Linotype presses allowed for the casting of entire lines to be printed at a time. Linotype printing was eventually succeeded by lithograph printing and computer typesetting during the 1960's and 1970's. This printing block was used by the Chicago-based, The Greek Art Printing Company. It is unknown who the man in the portrait is.
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Block, Printing, Greek Art Printing Company Artifact Collection, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/9800. Accessed 06/06/23.