Photograph Album, Swailes Printing Company Limited

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Photograph Album, Swailes Printing Company Limited, Napier, 1954.

Photographs include:

The composing room; letter press; machine room; two colour press; model of the factory prior to construction; truck load of Christmas cards; silk screening tinsel patterns; office of A W Riggs; Weberdafer Offset Press, the first Litho Press in Hawke's Bay; New Zealand Master Printers annual conference. Glued in the album are newspaper cuttings and the Swailes, Hurst & Company Limited brochure. Loose in the album is a floor plan of the new factory.
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Soft cover; black photograph album paper; black and white photographs; newsprint.
Height x Width: 240 x 368mm
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gifted by Keith Swailes
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m2006/79/44, Album No: 74, m2006/79/44, 36136

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