The Engraving Room

A color photograph of a large, gray film output machine within the engraving room. Several tables surround the output machine, each with a stack of plates.

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Title

The Engraving Room

Subject

The large lightboard was used to engrave pages onto metal plates using film negatives.

Description

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

Creator

James Buemi

Source

James Buemi Collection

Date

1991

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, “The Engraving Room,” DeafPrinters, accessed June 18, 2024, https://deafprinters.com/items/show/44.

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