Interior, Swailes Printing Company

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An interior photograph of a typesetting workroom known as the Composing Room at Swailes Printing Company premises on Dickens Street, Napier. A group of men typesetting are standing at the tables and at the drawers. At right in the image, two men are seated working at linotype machines. Posters, machinery and the ladies room can also be seen in the image.

Photographer unknown.
Date, 1930.
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Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph
Height x Width: 158 x 208mm
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Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 14295
Credit Line
gifted by Keith Swailes
Other number(s)
14295, m2006/79/33, 83770


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