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Ottmar Mergenthaler and the printing revolution

Willi Mengel

Ottmar Mergenthaler and the printing revolution

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Published by Mergenthaler Linotype Co. in Brooklyn, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mergenthaler, Ottmar, 1854-1899,
  • Linotype,
  • Printing -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Willi Mengel ; with an introduction by Lin Yutang.
    ContributionsRogers, Bruce, 1870-1957, former owner., Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ232.M56 M4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination63 p. :
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6164935M
    LC Control Number54034221

    Load Next Page. The front cover carrys a nice picture of a Square-Base Linotype. Brooklyn: Mergenthaler Linotype Company, March,54pp, 9 x 12 inches. Use and Confusion in Well-Known Secondary Sources Most of the references from the s onward to a "Simplex" Linotype are in popular accounts of the history of type. They were very complicated in nature, and not many would understand exactly how they functioned.

    Brooklyn: Mergenthaler Linotype Company, 38pp. Expansion soon led to the creation of the Reuters service of foreign telegrams to the press, an organization that grew with the spread of the British Empire to cover a large part of the world. The composed line is locked up between the jaws 1 and 2 of the vise. Koening's steam press Women in the Pressroom Just because graphic design survey books haven't bothered to report on women in the press room or for that matter in graphic design prior to the late 's doesn't mean they weren't there. There is an escapement for each channel in the magazine. Unable to be reused, the type was returned to molten metal for new casting.

    The composed line is locked up between the jaws 1 and 2 of the vise. Brooklyn: Mergenthaler Linotype Company, September,unpaginated about pp, 8 x That mold could be used to cast many more reproductions of that page. This is the origin of the old typesetting terms upper rail for italic and lower rail for Roman characters. Linotype Decorative Material. The justification ram 5 then moves up to expand the spacebands to fill the space between the vise jaws.


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Ottmar Mergenthaler and the printing revolution by Willi Mengel Download PDF Ebook

The mold disk retracts from the vise studs which held it in perfect relation to the mold, thus breaking the slug away from the matrices. Koenig, who faced legal and financial obstacles in England, returned to Germany where he designed the first "perfecting" press—one that printed both sides of the sheet in one pass.

After casting is completed, the matrices are pushed to the second elevator which raises them to the distributor at the top of the magazine. Brooklyn: Mergenthaler Linotype Company,31pp. The magazine is a flat box with vertical separators that form "channels", one channel for each character in the font.

The crucible tilts forward, forcing the mouthpiece tightly against the back of the mold. Paul Julius Reutera former Havas employee, was among the first to exploit the new telegraphic cable lines in Germany, but his real success came in London, where he set up shop in as a supplier of overseas commercial information.

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Included therein was Mechanick Exercises in the Whole Art of Printing describing the complete process of letter design, punch cutting, foundry processes and printing.

So when we use the name "Square Base" we're using a clearly modern name to refer distinctively to a particular machine that had no special name at the time.

Ottmar Mergenthaler and the printing revolution ... With an introduction by Lin Yutang

The typography was planned by W. It is attested in the German literature byalthough it does not seem to have been used frequently until Ottmar Mergenthaler and the printing revolution book recently. The name "Simplex" does not appear.

The term "Serigraphy", comes from the Latin word "Seri" silk and the Greek word "graphein" to write or draw.

The casting section receives completed lines from the assembler, and uses these to cast the type slugs that are the product of the linotype machine. Dwiggins and Paul A. Mergenthaler sold his interest in the company in Once a line of type was in Ottmar Mergenthaler and the printing revolution book the compositor would have to go through the line adding spaces and shifting letters to justify the line.

The plate sits in an acid bath with etches lines into the surface. When he needed a space he could insert a "space band. Then the set-up types were of no further use, and were redistributed. Mergenthaler inked the type, pulled proofs, and offered the spectators perfect impressions.

Brooklyn: Mergenthaler Linotype Company,46pp, 4. Packaging design grew alongside these developments. The coding is basically straight binary. Linotype Faces One-Line Specimens. Phototypesetting Louis Marius Moyroud and Rene Alphonse Higonnet developed the first practical phototypesetting machine.

The large machines also had the so-called 'double pot', with either larger gas burners, or else watt pot heaters and larger mouth and throat heaters. Silk Screening or Serigraphy InSamuel Simon of Manchester England was awarded a patent for the process of using silk fabric as a printing screen.

The magazine holds a particular font of type; i. The story of a Model I Linotype exhibited at the Graphic Arts Exposition, Boston, Massachusetts August 28 - September 2,in operation after 26 years, 2 months and 9 days of efficient service.

Clephane and his associate Charles T. New York: Mergenthaler Printing Company, c8pp, 6. Capable of printing pages per hour it was stronger and allowed for a larger impression.Ottmar Mergenthaler, "Along with letterpress printing Linotype machine. Ottmar Mergenthaler, "Along with letterpress printing, linotype was the industry standard for newspapers, magazines and posters from the late s to the s and 70s, when it was largely replaced by offset lithography printing and computer typesetting." See more.

Always improving his invention, Mergenthaler further developed his idea of an independent matrix machine.

Linotype machine

In July,the first commercially used Linotype was installed in the printing office of the New York Tribune. Here it was immediately used on the daily paper and a large book.

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Ottmar Mergenthaler is considered one of America's greatest inventors. The German immigrant revolutionized the printing and publishing industry with the invention of an automatic typesetting Cited by: Ottmar Mergenthaler and the Printing Revolution by Willi Mengel, Lin Yutang Paperback Book, 64 pages Description Centenary Inventor Of The Linotype, History of publishing - History of publishing - Era download pdf the Industrial Revolution: By educated citizens of most European countries and the United States could expect some access to independent news coverage and political comment, even if it was only to be found in clandestinely published newssheets.

The basic formulas for serious newspapers and commercially successful, if sensational.The historical impact of the Linotype ebook at risk of being forgotten or lost.

We must act now to save the Linotype for future generations. With this in mind, the Museum of Printing is mounting a fundraising campaign to preserve the legacy of the Linotype.