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Joseph A. Speel's Model Book Bindery advertisement

circa 1860
 Collection
Accession: 1976-320

Abstract

Joseph A. Speel (1810?-1891) was a bookbinder in Philadelphia. This advertisement shows an interior view of the bindery printed in at least two colors with hand tinting.

Dates

  • circa 1860

Creator

Extent

1 item(s)

General Physical Description

1 print : color wood engraving ; 13 x 17 in.

Historical Note

Joseph A. Speel (1810?-1891) was a bookbinder in Philadelphia. His bookbindery was located in the Cowperthwaite Building. His company, Joseph A. Speel & Co was able to provide several services such as stereotyping, electrotyping, printing and bookbinding. Speel had established partnerships with Chas. Magarge & Co., manufacturers of Wissahickon paper, King & Baird, printers located on 607 Sansom Street and George Charles stereotyper and electrotyper on 609 Sansom Street.

Scope and Content

View of interior of bindery printed in at least two colors with hand tinting. Image surrounded by printed border and text advertising.

Location

DF Box 9.

Existence and Location of Copies

http://digital.hagley.org/cdm/ref/collection/p268001coll4/id/1332

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Language of Materials

English


Additional Information

Related Names

Creator

Finding Aid & Administrative Information

Title:
Joseph A. Speel's Model Book Bindery advertisement
Status:
Date:
2014
Description rules:
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description:
English
Script of description:
Latin

Repository Details

Repository Details

Part of the Audiovisual Collections Repository

Contact:
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