In the Engraving Room

A color photograph of a fair-skinned older man standing in a large room with his back to the camera. He wears a plaid shirt tucked into jeans and a baseball cap. He is holding a long black plate against a large, gray machine used for film output.

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Title

In the Engraving Room

Subject

In the engraving room, negative plates were placed on the light board. A metal plate was overlaid, and the light etched the print onto the plate.

Description

After pages were completed in the Composing Room, negative copies were created in the Film Output machine. These negatives were used to create the metal plates used in the printing machines.

Creator

James Buemi

Source

James Buemi Collection

Date

1998

Rights

This Item has been made available for educational and research purposes by the Drs. John S. and Betty J. Schuchman Deaf Documentary Center at Gallaudet University. This Item is protected by copyright and/or related rights. You may need to obtain permission for your intended use if your use is otherwise not permitted by the copyright and applicable related rights legislation. For specific information about the copyright and reproduction rights for this Item, please contact the Schuchman Deaf Documentary Center: https://www.gallaudet.edu/drs-john-s-and-betty-j-schuchman-deaf-documentary-center

Format

Still Image

Type

Photograph

Citation

James Buemi, “In the Engraving Room,” DeafPrinters, accessed July 18, 2024, https://deafprinters.com/items/show/41.

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